Palak Paneer in Instant Pot

using frozen spinach


Ingredients 2 packets frozen spinach 2 cups paneer 3 tablespoon butter divided 1 large onion chopped 1 inch ginger chopped 1-2 cloves garlic chopped 2 large tomatoes chopped 1-2 green chili or serrano pepper ½ teaspoon chili powder or cayenne ½ teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon garam masala Salt to taste ½ lemon or lime 1½ cups water

Heat butter and add onion, ginger, garlic, and green chili. Saute for 3-4 minutes, until the onions soften. Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, chili powder, and salt.

Mix well and saute for 2 minutes. Add the frozen spinach and one cup of water

Mix well and deglaze the pot. Secure the IP lid and set it to pressure cook mode for 5 minutes

Open the IP lid and blend the spinach gravy using an immersion blender. Set the Instant Pot back to saute mode. Add the paneer cubes, garam masala, and the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter. Mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes

Serve hot with Naan, Roti or Jeera rice