Spinach Paneer / Palak Paneer / Spinach with Indian Cottage Cheese in Instant Pot

Spinach Paneer / Palak Paneer / Spinach with Indian Cottage Cheese is very healthy dish and can serve with jeera rice or roti .

Video Recipe :

Recipe :

Ingredients :

  • Spinach – 6 cups (packed spinach)
  • Onion – 1 ( medium size ) chop into small pieces
  • Tomato – 1 (small) chop into small pieces (optional)
  • Butter – 2 tablespoons
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Green chillies – 3 ( for more spicy add 1 more)
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Kasuri Methi – 1 Tablespoon
  • Water – 1 cup
  • Cream/Malai – 1/4 cup (optional)

Blanch Spinach :

  1. First take hot water in a bowl, add spinach and leave it for 3 minutes.
  2. Then transfer spinach to chilled water and leave it till it is completely cooled  ( this retain the color)
  3. When spinach is completely cooled , then transfer to spinach to blender and add green chillies ,blend into a smooth paste add water to make a smooth paste.
  • On Saute ,
    • Add :
      • Butter
      • Cumin seeds
      • Saute cumin seeds just for 10 seconds,
  • Add :
    • Chopped Onion
      • – saute till onions turn light brown color.
  • Add :
    • Ginger garlic paste
      • – Saute for 10 seconds
  • Add :
    • Finely chopped Tomato
    • – Saute till tomato is mushy (for 2 minutes)
  • Add :
    • Spinach Puree
    • Turmeric powder
    • Garam masala powder
    • Kasuri methi
    • water (1 cup)
    • Mix Well
  • Cancel Saute
  • Manual – 2 minutes
  • Pressure – HIGH
  • Release – Quick Release
    • When done, Quick Release and open the lid,
  • Add :
    • Paneer pieces 
    • Fresh Cream
  • Mix Well
  • Close the lid for 2 minutes
  • Serve with roti , or rice

 

 

 

  

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