Palak Paneer

Palak paneer is a popular north Indian recipe cooked using spinach, fresh cottage cheese and indian spices.

Preparation Time: 15 mins

Cooking Time: 30 mins

Number of Servings (yield): 4


1 large bunch of Spinach chopped
1 cup of Paneer diced (cottage cheese)
1 Onion medium sized, chopped
2 large Tomatoes -  finely chopped
1 tsp of minced Garlic
½ tsp of minced Ginger
1 tsp Kasuri Methi
4 Green Chillies 

1/4 tsp of Turmeric powder
½ tsp of Garam Masala
2 tsp of Ghee (or oil)
2 tsp Fresh Cream
Pinch of Sugar
1 cup of Milk
Salt to taste

  • Boil spinach, onions, green chillies for 10 mins
  • Cool and grind them into fine paste
  • In a heavy bottomed vessesl - heat oil in a pan and chopped ginger, chopped garlic and fry until they are brown in colour
  • Now add chopped tomatoes and cook until oil shows on top.
  • Next add  kasuri methi, garam masala and tumeric powder and mix well
  • Next add the Spinach paste, diced paneer and milk and cook for some time
  • Add salt as needed
  • Finally garish with fresh cream and  and Serve hot ..thats it Delicious Palak Paneer is ready !

  • Make sure to clean the Spinach thoroughly, as it a ground grown vegetable

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