One small sized Onion Paste
Fresh Paneer Cubes (Cottage Cheese)
One small sized Tomato Paste
Ginger, Garlic and Green chili paste
Dal chini (Cinamon), Laung (Clove)and Elaichi (Cardamom) ( For Powder)
Pinch of garam masala
Half tbsp lemon juice
Tej patta ( Indian baby leaf)
Jeera (Cumin seeds)
Dry red chili
First wash paalak leaves properly
Put the washed paalak in pressure cooker, Add half cup water, Pinch of haldi and salt as per taste..
Let it cook for 10 minutes
After 5 whistle turn off the stove
Fry paneer cubes in butter until it gets golden brown in colour
Grind Dal chini, Laung and elaichi in mixer grinder as shown in the picture below
Take a Kadhaai, add ghee or oil in it and fry tej patta, jeera and dry red chili in it as shown in the picture below
When cumin seeds starts to crackle add onion paste and ginger, Garlic, green chili paste in it along with half tbsp of garam masala and coriander powder and fry until the colour becomes golden brown.
When masala turns golden brown add tomato puree and elaichi, laung, dalchini powder in it along with a pinch of turmeric powder
Then add half small bowl of fresh cream in the masala mixture as shown in the picture below
Till the mixture gets cooked,
On the other hand take out the cooked paalak in a container and churn the leaves using electric blender until it becomes smooth in texture
Now add the blended paalak to the masala in the Kadai
Add red chili powder and half tbsp of lemon juice in it along with half tbsp sugar
After cooking for 5 minutes add half cup of water and boiled corn in the Paalak and cook for two more minutes
Now add the fried paneer in it
Keep the flame high for two minutes and then turn off the stove.
Paalak Paneer is ready.
Garnish with Corn or Butter and serve hot with Chapati.