23 March 2016

Palak Paneer

We took the children to Tulsi one time, a Michelin-rated Indian restaurant here.  Both my husband and I really like Indian food and had been wanting to try that place for a while.  At first, I was not sure if the children would like the food.  It turned out that  I need not have worried.  Both of them enjoyed what we’d ordered.  Granted, we made sure that we didn’t order anything too spicy.  Even though some of the dishes were still a bit spicy for their taste, they kept wanting more (but mango lassi saved the day).

One of the dishes we ordered was palak paneer.  It is basically a dish of puréed spinach blended with various spices (cumin, coriander, turmeric, etc.) and cooked with paneer, a type of cheese common in South Asia.  We all loved it, but most especially Josh. 

I could see us having palak paneer on a regular basis at home and decided to try making it.  Online searches took me to this recipe, which I’d modified a bit (more than doubling all the spices and using paneer instead of ricotta cheese).  It is such a simple recipe, so easy to make, and Josh and I scarf it down every time –no leftovers!


Dina Lettre said...

Looks and sounds delicious!

Tamar SB said...

I love Indian food! I've never had the paneer but hear it's awesome!

Amy Franks said...

mmmm yum looks and sounds delicious

Pieni Lintu said...

Looks yummy!

Lisa Kerner said...

That looks yummy... I love ethnic food, and Indian is one of my favorites. It's always fun to go to a restaurant, find a new favorite, and recreate it at home.

Lisa @ LTTL

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