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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 143.7
  • Total Fat: 9.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 14.8 mg
  • Sodium: 149.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 7.6 g

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palak paneer WW = 3 points (1/2 cup)

Submitted by: HCHATTERJEE
palak paneer WW = 3 points (1/2 cup)

Introduction

North Indian pureed spinach with Indian cheese.
Worth 3 points using Pointsfinder sliding scale, approx. 1/2 cup per serving.
North Indian pureed spinach with Indian cheese.
Worth 3 points using Pointsfinder sliding scale, approx. 1/2 cup per serving.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Turmeric, ground, 1/2 tsp
    Onions, raw, 1 large chopped
    Spinach, fresh, 3 lbs or 24 oz
    Pureed Tomatoes, 1/4 cup
    Sour cream, fat free, 1/4 cup
    paneer (nanak brand), 100 g or about 1/4 of the 400 gram block.
    oil, canola, 2 tbsp
    corriander, 3 tbsp
    corriander powder, 1 tbsp
    cumin powder, 1 tbsp
    corn flour, 7.5 g
    Cumin seed, 1 tsp
    salt to taste
    OPTIONAL:
    1-2 red chilis (leave out If cooking for kids; this dish tastes just fine for adults too without the heat)

Directions

*boil about 3 lbs. of fresh baby spinach until dark green and not crisp; drain and set aside.
*cut about 1/4 of paneer block (3.5oz or 100g) into bite size cubes
*coat cubes in aprox. 1 tbs corn flour
*brown coated cheese cubes in 1 tbs oil; drain on paper towel to remove oil and set aside.
*add remaining tbs of oil to the same pan; add 1 tsp of cumin seeds and allow to start to turn brown and give off fragrance.
*OPTIONAL for "Heat" add dried chili (remove before adding to food processor)
*add chopped onion and saute until golden brown.
*add 1 tbsp of garlic paste
*add 1/2 tbs of ginger paste
*add table spoon of cumin powder
*add tbs of corriander powder
*add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
*remove mixture and drain on paper towel to remove as much oil as possible.
*add spinach, onion mixture, 1/4 cup of tomato puree, and about 3 tbs of corriander (also known as cilantro)to food processor and mix into a puree.
*return to pan over low to medium heat and mix in 1/4 cup of fat free sour cream.
*gently mix in fried coated paneer cubes.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user HCHATTERJEE.






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