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Palak Paneer & Spinach Curry, Cardamom Rice

Palak Paneer & Spinach Curry, Cardamom Rice

Rating
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Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Indian

Use within

5-6 days

Fiery chillis and garam masala add delicious flavour to our spicy spinach curry. Serve with fragrant cardamom rice for a spice that's right!

Prep Time

20 min

Cuisine

Indian

Use within

5-6 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
Garam masala
1 tbsp garam masala
Red-onion
1 red onion
Spinach
150g baby leaf spinach
Tomato
1 tomato
Red-chilli
1 red chilli
vegetable stock cube (new5/18)
1 Knorr vegetable stock cube †
Cardamom-pod-(3)
6 cardamom pods
basmati-rice
130g basmati rice
Tomato-paste
1 tomato paste sachet (16g)
traditional paneer re-sized.
226g paneer cheese †
fried onions
1 bag fried onions (15g) †
You Will Need
Salt, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 red onion
  • 150g baby leaf spinach
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 red chilli
  • 1 Knorr vegetable stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
  • cardamom pods
  • 130g basmati rice
  • 1 Tomato paste sachet (16g)
  • 226g paneer cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 bag fried onions (15g)<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 840 kJ
201 kcal
3127 kJ
750 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
10.1 g
6 g
37.8 g
22.5 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
18.7 g
2.9 g
69.6 g
11 g
Fibre 1.4 g 5.2 g
Protein 8.9 g 33.1 g
Salt 0.83 g 3.09 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 tbsp garam masala
ground coriander, ground cumin, ground black pepper, ground cassia cinnamon, ground dill, ground ginger, ground cloves
1 red onion
red onion
150g baby leaf spinach
spinach
1 tomato
tomato
1 red chilli
red chilli
1 Knorr vegetable stock cube
Salt, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), potato starch, yeast extract, sugar, onion powder (2.3%), carrots (1.5%), herbs (parsley, tarragon), spices (CELERY seeds, garlic, turmeric, pepper, parsley roots), tomato puree powder, red bell pepper (0.2%), caramel syrup, flavourings (contain CELERY), leek, maltodextrin.
cardamom pods
cardamom pod
130g basmati rice
basmati rice
1 Tomato paste sachet (16g)
tomatoes
226g paneer cheese
pasteurised whole cows milk, acetic acid, citric acid
1 bag fried onions (15g)
onion (76%), rspo sustainable palm oil, wheat flour (gluten), salt
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (celery, milk, gluten)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Palak Paneer & Cardamom Rice

Crush the cardamom pods with the side of a knife

Add the basmati rice, cardamom pods, a pinch of salt and 300ml [600ml] cold water to a pot with a lid and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling, reduce the heat to very low and cook, covered, for 10-15 min or until the water has absorbed and the rice is cooked

Once cooked, remove from the heat and keep covered 

2 Palak Paneer & Cardamom Rice

Meanwhile, peel and dice the red onion[s]

Chop the tomato[es] roughly

Cut the red chilli[es] in half lengthways, deseed (scrape the seeds out with a teaspoon) and chop finely 

Boil a kettle

3 Palak Paneer & Cardamom Rice

Chop the paneer into bite-sized pieces

Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with a drizzle of vegetable oil over a medium heat

Once hot, add the chopped paneer and cook for 2-3 min until it's browned on all sides

Once browned, transfer the paneer to a plate and season with a pinch of salt

4 Palak Paneer & Cardamom Rice

Return the pan to a medium heat 

Add the diced onion and cook for 3-4 min or until starting to soften

Once softened, add the chopped tomatoesgaram masala and 3/4 of the chopped chilli (can't handle the heat? Go easy!) and cook for 1 min or until fragrant

 

5 Palak Paneer & Cardamom Rice

Add the baby spinach to a colander and pour over the boiled water so that it starts to wilt

Rinse the wilted spinach under cold water until cool

Squeeze the water out of the spinach and chop it roughly

Re-boil half a kettle

6 Palak Paneer & Cardamom Rice

Add the tomato paste and chopped spinach to the pan and cook for 1 min

Dissolve the Knorr vegetable stock cube[s] in 250ml [450ml] boiled water

7 Palak Paneer & Cardamom Rice

Add the stock to the pan and cook for 3 min or until the sauce resembles a thick curry

Return the browned paneer to the pan and cook for a final min to warm it through – this is your palak paneer & spinach curry

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Serve the palak paneer & spinach curry over the cardamom rice

Garnish with the fried onions and remaining chopped chilli (if you're not a fan of spice, try a little first)

Enjoy!

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