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palak paneer toast recipe | cottage cheese and spinach on toast | palak paneer sandwich | best spinach toast is an appetizer with a bust of flavours and texture. Learn how to make cottage cheese and spinach on toast.

To make palak paneer toast, first make the palak paneer mixture. Heat the butter in broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously using a whisk. Add the milk, salt and black pepper powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. Add the spinach purée, cheese and green chilies, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring continuously. Add the paneer and mix gently. Keep aside. Then place a toasted bread slice on a clean, dry surface, spread 2 tbsp of the prepared palak paneer mixture over it and spread it evenly. Repeat step 1 to make 9 more toasts. Serve immediately.

Palak and paneer have teamed up successfully in many dishes ranging from subzis to parathas. Here, they come together again to make a very exciting starter, the best spinach toast.

This is a nice and cheesy starter, in which crisp pieces of toast are topped with a lusciously creamy mixture of spinach, paneer and cheese. With every bite of palak paneer sandwich you will experience an explode of flavours.

You can make the mixture for the cottage cheese and spinach on toast in advance and refrigerate it. Reheat it before using and making toast. You can also try other starter recipes like the Paneer Fritters and the Zucchini Toast.

Tips for palak paneer toast. 1. While making the palak paneer mixture, ensure you keep stirring it continuously at every stage as mentioned in the recipe, to avoid the mixture from burning. 2. The paneer to be chopped should be of medium size to enjoy its best texture. 3. If you leave it for too long, it will get soggy. You must make sure you serve it immediately on preparation, while the bread is crisp, so that you can relish the contrast between the creamy topping and the crisp bread.

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Palak Paneer Toast recipe - How to make Palak Paneer Toast

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     10Makes 10 toasts
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Ingredients

For The Palak Paneer Mixture
1/4 cup spinach (palak) puree
1 cup chopped paneer (cottage cheese)
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 cup milk
1 cup grated processed cheese
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt and to taste

Other Ingredients For Palak Paneer Toast
10 toasted bread slices
Method
For the palak paneer mixture

    For the palak paneer mixture
  1. Heat the butter in broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously using a whisk.
  2. Add the milk, salt and black pepper powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the spinach purée, cheese and green chilies, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the paneer and mix gently. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make palak paneer toast, place a toasted bread slice on a clean, dry surface, spread 2 tbsp of the prepared palak paneer mixture over it and spread it evenly.
  2. Repeat step 1 to make 9 more toasts.
  3. Serve the palak paneer toast immediately.

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What is palak paneer toast made of?

  1. Palak paneer toast is made of 1/4 cup spinach (palak) purée, 1 cup chopped paneer (cottage cheese), 1 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp plain flour (maida), 1 cup milk, 1 cup grated processed cheese, 2 tsp finely chopped green chilliessalt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste and 10 toasted bread slices.

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How to make palak puree for palak paneer toast

  1. To make Spinach Puree, take a bunch of spinach, a bunch of spinach yeilds 3 cups of roughly chopped spinach and get rid of the the spinach stems. Choose spinach that has vibrant deep green leaves and stems with no signs of yellowing. The leaves should look fresh and tender, and not be wilted or bruised. Avoid those that have a slimy coating as this is an indication of decay.
  2. After removing the stems, roughly chop the spinach leaves.
  3. Wash the leaves thoroughly under running water or in a bowl full of water. This will help in getting rid of the dirt residues on the leaves. Clcik here for detailed recipe of How to make palak puree.

For the palak paneer mixture

  1. For the palak paneer mixture of palak paneer toast recipe | cottage cheese and spinach on toast | palak paneer sandwich | best spinach toast, heat 1 tbsp butter in broad non-stick pan.
  2. Add t1 tbsp plain flour (maida)
  3. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute. Stirring continuously using a whisk is important at this stage so it doesn’t turn lumps.
  4. Immediately add 1 cup milk, else the mixture tends to burn.
  5. Add salt to taste.
  6. Add freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch).
  7. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously. You will notice that the mixture turns thick after cooking. 
  8. Add 1/4 cup spinach (palak) purée.
  9. Add 1 cup grated processed cheese. This further creamy texture to the palak paneer mixture of palak paneer toast recipe | cottage cheese and spinach on toast | palak paneer sandwich | best spinach toast.
  10. Add 2 tsp finely chopped green chillies. You can use green chillies paste if you are making it for kids. 
  11. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring continuously. The cheese will melt completely and the mixture will look uniform and smooth.
  12. Add 1 cup chopped paneer (cottage cheese). Do not chop paneer into very big pieces. However, do not finely chop it, else it might turn mushy. The paneer pieces are best if they are chopped into medium sized pieces. 
  13. Mix gently. You will realize that the mixture is not very thick nor very thin. Keep aside.
     

How to make palak paneer toast

  1. To make palak paneer mixture of palak paneer toast recipe | cottage cheese and spinach on toast | palak paneer sandwich | best spinach toast, toast bread slices in a pop-up toaster till they are evenly browned and crisp.
  2. Place a toasted bread slice on a clean, dry surface.
  3. Spread 2 tbsp of the prepared palak paneer mixture over it and spread it evenly.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make 9 more toasts.
  5. Serve make palak paneer mixture of palak paneer toast recipe | cottage cheese and spinach on toast | palak paneer sandwich | best spinach toast immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per toast
Energy156 cal
Protein6.5 g
Carbohydrates13.9 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat7.8 g
Cholesterol14.2 mg
Sodium117.4 mg

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Reviews

Palak Paneer Toast
5
 on 28 Mar 17 09:01 AM


This combo of paneer and palak in a subzi is very popular and taste also really nice but when made with lots of cheese and topped on a toasted bread, the taste is really really great. I served this starter for parties and all enjoyed it and asked for the recipe for the same.
Palak Paneer Toast
5
 on 11 Mar 17 03:48 PM


I liked this idea of having palak paneer on the toast and my daughter just loved it to some another level... This is going to be my kitty party starter..