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Amritsari Palak Paneer Bhurji

This Amritsari Palak Paneer Bhurji is quite viral on the internet these days.

My sister tried this recipe and she just loved it. She then asked me to try it.

Made it today for an impromptu potluck lunch with the friends.

Needless to say, they simply loved it.

This dish can be prepared in a jiffy with very basic ingredients always available in your kitchen.

So here is the viral Amritsari Palak Paneer Bhurji with my twists.

Other Paneer recipes that might interest you.




Ingredients

Paneer 200 gms grated

Palak 2 handfull finely chopped

Oil 1 tbsp

Onion 1 large finely chopped

Tomatoes 2 large pureed

Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tbsp.

Green Chili 1 finely chopped

Lemon juice 1 tsp

Tomato Ketchup 1 tbsp (optional)

Kasuri Methi 1 tsp

Fresh Coriander 1 tbsp


Masala

Besan 1 1/2 tbsp

Red Chili Powder 1 tsp.

Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp

Cumin Powder 1 tsp

Chole Masala 1/2 tsp

Pav Bhaji Masala 1/2 tsp

Chat Masala 1/2 tsp

Salt 3/4 tsp or to taste

Milk 1/4 cup

Yogurt 1/2 cup

Oil 2 tbsp



Method.

  1. Dry roast besan in a pan on low heat until fragrant.

  2. Keep a close eye on it and stir continuously to save it from burning .

  3. Let it cool a bit.

  4. Now add all the dry spices mentioned under Masala.

  5. Mix well.

  6. Mix in yogurt and milk.

  7. Heat 2 tbsp oil and pour it over the besan mixture.

  8. Mix well.

  9. Your Masala is ready.

  10. Take a kadahi, heat 1 tbsp oil in it

  11. Add onions and saute until translucent.

  12. Now add ginger garlic paste and saute till onions soften and turn slightly brown.

  13. Add tomato puree and cook until oil floats on top..

  14. Tip in the prepared Masala and palak.

  15. Give it a quick stir.

  16. Cook for a minute.

  17. Add in grated paneer .

  18. Mix well .

  19. Add half a cup of water.

  20. Bring it to a boil, let it simmer for a couple of minutes.

  21. Remove from fire.

  22. Crush kasuri methi between your palms and sprinkle over the paneer..

  23. Mix in a tsp of lemon juice.

  24. Now taste and adjust seasoning.

  25. Garnish with chopped coriander.

  26. Serve immediately with Indian bread of your choice

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