Palak Paneer is a creamy spinach curry with paneer. It is a popular Indian dish and a great way to incorporate greens into your meal. Palak Paneer might also be called “Spinach Paneer” or “Saag Paneer,” although “saag paneer” is a little more generic and may use any kind of greens. “Saag” is Hindi for… Continue reading Palak Paneer (Spinach and cheese curry)
When I was in my late teens, I worked for a bakery in downtown Disney. The bakery sold a caramelized onion and feta tart that was simply divine. That job did not work out for me and I quit within a month, but I never forgot the taste of that tart. I tried to look up recipes for… Continue reading Paneer and Caramelized Onion Rustic Pie
Paneer makhani, or “Butter Paneer Masala,” is a creamy tomato gravy masala featuring paneer and garam masala. It is a popular restaurant dish often eaten with naan or some other flatbread. It also goes well with rice. Ten years ago, tomorrow, I went to Las Vegas with a club I was in in college. It… Continue reading Paneer Makhani (Butter Paneer Masala)
India’s small population of Chinese immigrants has given rise to a wonderful fusion cuisine. In the 1800’s a group of Chinese (mostly Hakka) came to India (mostly Kolkota) to work in the docks. Their influence lead to the creation of a cuisine that is very different from authentic Chinese food. It is closer to Indian… Continue reading Chili Paneer and Indian-Chinese Cuisine
Paneer is an Indian cheese made with either cow or buffalo milk. The flavor is very fresh and milky. It is great added into Indian curries but can also be used as a topping for pizzas and salad. It is super easy to make and only 10 minutes of active work!