Palak Paneer Recipe in Microwave

Palak Paneer Recipe in Microwave

Vegetables cooked in microwave are able to sustain their natural colour and taste, along with its nutritional value. It is very easy and takes less time to cook Palak Paneer in microwave. Come lets prepare Palak Paneer in Microwave.

Ingredients for Palak Paneer in Microwave

  • Palak (Spinach) - 500 gms.
  • Paneer (Home made cheese) - 200 gms.
  • Tomato - 3-4
  • Green Chilli - 1-2
  • Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
  • Oil - 2 table spoon.
  • Cumin - 1/2 tea spoon.
  • Heeng - 1 pinch
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tea spoon
  • Coriander Powder - 1 tea spoon
  • Red Chilli Powder - 1/6 tea spoon (optional)
  • Cream or malai - 2 table spoon(optional)
  • Sugar - 1/2 tea spoon
  • Garam Masala - 1/4 tea spoon
  • salt - 2/3 tea spoon ( as per the taste)

Method - How to make Palak Paneer in Microwave

Separate the spinach from its stems and wash it two times in a big pan.
Wash and cur tomatoes into big pieces, take out the seeds from green chilli and cut it into small pieces, peel ginger and cut it into big pieces. Mix it altogether in a mixer and make a paste. Take out this paste in a small bowl.
Take square pieces of Paneer, apply salt on each piece and leave it like that.
Put the washed leaves of spinach in a microwave safe bowl, cover it with the lid and microwave it for 4 minutes
Now take out the bowl from the microwave. Cool and blend it in the mixer to make a paste.
Now take a microwave safe bowl, put some oil into it, add cumin, turmeric powder, coriander powder, and microwave it for 2 minutes without covering it.
Now take out the bowl after 2 minutes and add tomato puree/paste  and again microwave it for 3 minutes.
Now add spinach paste, cream, paneer slices, salt, sugar, garam masala,  into the microwaved tomato paste and microwave it for 3 minutes.
Palak Paneer is ready. Garnish it with cream and serve it with fresh hot chapatis, paranthe or rice.