Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Palak Paneer(South Indian Style)

Nutrition in Spinach and Paneer:

Spinach is rich in heme iron, Calcium and vitamin C(heme iron is the iron which can be easily absorbed by human body. If your kids do or you don;t like milk eat spinach for calcium,and you can eat spinach instead of an orange juice for vitamin C )
Paneer is rich in protein and healthy fats.(If you are going for protein diet paneer is a good option ,but look out for fat even though its  a healthy fat)

Nutritional Info:

For 2 Oz:
Calories
108
Total Fat
8.1g
Sat. Fat
5.5g
Cholest.
27.2mg
Sodium
27.4mg
Carb.
2.1g
Fiber
0.6g
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
7.3g

Ingredients:

Spinach - 1 bunch
Paneer - 400 gms ,cut into little cubes
GArlic Pod - 1 small
Green Chilly - 1/2
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/2 tsp

Method:

In a wide pan  add cleaned spinach,Salt , garlic pod and green chilly and let it cook for 15 min till spinach is tender and raw smell is gone.Grind it to a fine puree.
Then in another pan add oil,add mustard seeds ,once they splutter add cumin seeds and add the pureed spinach to this oil and cover and let it cook for 5 min.Cover or it will splatter every where.
Finally add cubed paneer and mix and switch off flame.
Spinach Paneer is ready.









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