Palak Paneer from Closet Cooking
(makes 4 servings)

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon butter
2 cups paneer (cut into bite sized cubes)
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 onion (pureed)
2 green chillies (chopped)
1 teaspoon garlic (grated)
1 teaspoon ginger (grated)
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 cup tomato (blanched, pealed and pureed or canned)
3 bunches spinach (trimmed, blanched and pureed or 1 10 ounce package frozen spinach, thawed and pureed)
1 teaspoon garam masala
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup water

Directions:
1. Melt the butter in a pan.
2. Add the paneer and fry until golden brown on all sides.
3. Let the paneer soak in warm water for 30 minutes.
4. Melt the butter in a pan.
5. Add the cumin, onion and chillies and saute until brown.
6. Add the garlic and ginger and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
7. Add the chili powder, coriander, turmeric and tomato puree and simmer for 5 minutes.
8. Add the spinach and simmer for 5 minutes.
9. Add the garam masala, paneer and water and simmer for 15 minutes.
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