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Low Cal Palak Paneer
By : Saroj Kering
Category : Cardio friendly dishes, Spinach Recipes, Lowcal Recipes, Paneer Recipes, Spinach
Servings : 2
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
Rating :
Method
  1. Wash and drain spinach.

  2. Boil in minimal water till soft and bright.

  3. Drain, cool, grind with flour, ginger, garlic, chillies.

  4. Heat a heavy or nonstick pan, add seeds.

  5. When roasted add asafetida and ground spinach.

  6. Add all other ingredients, except paneer and lemon juice.

  7. Stir, cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes.

  8. Add paneer and lemon juice, stir gently.

  9. Simmer further for 2 minutes.

  10. Pour into serving dish.

  11. Serve hot with wheatflour phulkas, or steamed brown rice.

Making time: 20 minutes
Makes: 2 servings
Shelflife: 4-5 hours

Note:

Most other veggies may be similarly cooked by using the oil-less tempering method as used above.
Spinach, a good source of Vit K and omega-3 fatty acids and paneer, rich in calcium are both must-to-have for the heart
Image: Flickr/creativecommons VirtualErn

Ingredients:
2 bunches spinach, cleaned, shredded
100 gms. paneer made from cows' milk
1 flake garlic, crushed
1/2tsp. ginger grated
2 green chillies finely crushed
1/4tsp. cumin seeds
1/4tsp. sugar
1/2tsp. wheat flour
3-4 pinches turmeric powder
3-4 pinches cinnamon clove powder
3-4 pinches asafetida powder
1 pinch garam masala powder
Salt to taste
Lemon juice to taste
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