Palak Paneer Daig
Our Palak Paneer Daig is a kitchen masterpiece, offering a creamy blend of fresh spinach and soft paneer cubes seasoned with aromatic spices to delight your senses. Perfect for gatherings, it’s prepared carefully to bring authentic flavors to your table. Enjoy the convenience of delicious, traditional cuisine delivered right to your doorstep.
In the heart of Lahore and Faisalabad, DesiDaig.com brings to your table the quintessential comfort food of Pakistan with a twist – Palak Paneer Daig. This dish is a balanced blend of nutritious spinach and creamy paneer, cooked in bulk, making it a perfect choice for large gatherings, family events, or any festive occasion.
- Spinach (Palak)
- Paneer: Indian cottage cheese, cubed and lightly fried or grilled.
- Tomatoes: Pureed or finely chopped.
- Onions: Finely chopped or ground to a paste.
- Garlic: Minced or made into a paste.
- Ginger: Minced or made into a paste.
- Green Chilies: Finely chopped or slit, adjusted to taste.
- Garam Masala: A blend of ground spices used for seasoning.
- Cumin Seeds: Used for tempering.
- Turmeric Powder: Adds color and flavor.
- Coriander Powder: For aroma and flavor.
- Cream: For richness and creaminess, optional.
- Oil or Ghee: Used for sautéing ingredients.
- Salt: To taste.
- Water: Used to adjust the consistency of the gravy.
- Fresh Cream or Yogurt: For garnishing and adding a tangy flavor.
- Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves): For garnishing.
North Indian Style
In North India, Palak Paneer is known for its rich, creamy texture. The use of heavy cream or yogurt in the spinach gravy creates a luxurious base that perfectly complements the soft, fresh paneer. Garam masala and a hint of kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves) add warmth and depth to the dish, making it a comforting choice during the colder months.
The Punjabi version of Palak Paneer is hearty and robust, reflecting the agricultural richness of the region. It often features larger chunks of paneer and a more pronounced use of spices like cumin, coriander, and red chili powder. Tomatoes are added generously, giving the dish a distinctive tangy flavor that balances the creaminess of the spinach.
South Indian Twist
Venturing into the South, Palak Paneer takes on a whole new character with the addition of coconut and mustard seeds. Coconut milk may replace cream to introduce a tropical sweetness and silky texture, while tempered mustard seeds, curry leaves, and dried red chilies infuse the dish with a crackling flavor. This version might also include a dash of tamarind paste, lending a subtle sourness that brightens the overall taste.
Adapting Palak Paneer Daig for Regional Tastes
Preparing Palak Paneer Daig, a sizeable communal serving typical in Pakistan and India for gatherings and special occasions, is an excellent opportunity to incorporate these regional influences. Depending on the audience, the dish can be customized:
- For a North Indian flair, ensure the gravy is rich and creamy, with a good balance of spice and a hint of sweetness from fenugreek.
- For a Punjabi touch, focus on a robust, spicy flavor profile with tangy tomatoes and hearty paneer pieces.
- For a South Indian variation, introduce coconut milk, mustard seeds, and curry leaves to bring a refreshing twist to the traditional recipe.
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How do I place an order?
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What areas do you deliver to?
We currently offer delivery services in Lahore and Faisalabad. Stay tuned for more locations in the future!
How long does delivery take?
Delivery times can vary depending on your location and order size, but we strive to get your daig to your doorstep as quickly as possible. Typically, it takes a few hours from order confirmation.
Can I customize my Palak Paneer Daig order?
Absolutely! We understand everyone has their unique taste preferences. Let us know if you have any specific requests or dietary requirements when placing your order.
₨ 6,000 – ₨ 11,000