Every now and then when I sense there hasn’t been enough greens in my diet I get a serious craving for them. Palak Paneer, one of my favorite curries made with spinach and homemade cottage cheese, is the perfect fix. I have done several posts on the procedure of making paneer and a few about … More Kasoori Methi & Curry Leaf Paneer In Spinach Curry
I was eager to try out my new tofu/paneer mold and press, so last night I made up a batch of paneer. It worked great, and this morning I unwrapped a nice brick of paneer, much nicer than the ill shaped blobs of cheese I’ve turned out in the past. My favorite way to have … More When You Want Raita And There Is No Yogurt
We had spinach and paneer again, but this time with added eggplant, and instead of rice we had it with sweet potato. I cut the sweet potato in half, smeared coconut oil on the cut side and roasted it in the Oven Central at 450ºF with top and bottom heat. When the sweet potato was … More Sweet Potato & Brinjal Palak Paneer
Spinach is probably near the top of the list of things not to eat for lunch when you have an afternoon appointment with the dentist. Don’t want any embarrassing flecks of spinach to elude that last minute brushing before leaving the house. I figured I was safe blending it to a smooth purée.
Lunch today was an attempt, without following any recipes, to approximate a palak paneer dish and a dosa type dish. In both cases, so many adjustments were made along the way that thorough documentation did not occur. While typical Indian ingredients and flavors were included I cannot presume to call either dish by any name … More Spinach Paneer Curry & Rice Pancakes