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Spinach with cottage cheese
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Spinach with cottage cheese

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
An easy recipe for an extremely popular and delicious, rich in iron, Indian vegetarian main course dish !
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Ingredients

  • 6 bunches, spinach leaves
  • 2 onions, chopped and sauted (to look transluscent)
  • 6 green chillies
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves
  • 150 gms Paneer, cubed (cottage cheese)
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 pinch, soda bi-carb (optional)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Oil / Ghee
  • 1 dessert-spoon Butter (optional)
  • Water

Method

  • STEP 1
    Cut off the stems from the Spinach leaves and wash the leaves carefully. Blanch them in a pot of boiling water for about 10 minutes, adding a pinch a soda-bicarb to ensure that the colour of the spinach doesn't run. Drain the water and cool the spinach.
  • STEP 2
    In a blender, puree the sauted onions, spinach, coriander, chillies and cumin seeds, with a little water, till it is smooth.
  • STEP 3
    In a pan / skillet, heat some oil / ghee, and lightly fry the paneer cubes. Remove the goldenish paneer cubes from the pan and keep aside.
  • STEP 4
    In the skillet, add the pureed spinach on a medium flame adding about a cup of water (if you want it of a thinner consistency). Add salt to taste and let it remain on the fire, till little bubbles start to appear. Add a tablespoon of butter, for a delicious taste.
  • STEP 5
    Now add the paneer to the Spinach.
  • STEP 6
    Serve hot with Parathas / Naan / Chapatis / Rotis.
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