Palak Paneer recepie

On December 06

Palak Paneer recepie

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients for Palak Paneer for the palak puree:


  • spinach / palak 1 bunch
  • green chilli 1
  • garlic cloves 1
  • ginger 1 inch
  • for the palak curry:
  • butter / ghee - 2 tsp
  • tej patta / bay leaf -1
  • cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • onion, 1 finely copped
  • tomato, 1 finely copped
  • garlic cloves, 1 finely copped
  • turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • salt to taste
  • Spinach 900 grams
  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 200 grams
  • Green chillies 2-3
  • Oil 3 tablespoons
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon
  • Fresh cream 4 tablespoons



Step 1

Remove the stems and wash spinach thoroughly in running water. Blanch in salted boiling water for two minutes. making the palak (spinach) puree:

boil water and add bunch of palak leaves separating stems.

once the palak changes its colour immediately add the palak leaves containing ice  water.

now make a puree of palak adding ginger, garlic and green chilli.

keep the spinach puree aside.


Step 2

Squeeze out excess water. Grind into a fine paste along with green chillies.

Step 3

Cut the paneer into one inch by one inch by half inch pieces. Heat oil in a pan.

Step 4

Add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour, add garlic and sauté for half a minute. now add the finely chopped onions and garlic.

add the finely chopped tomatoes.


Step 5

Add the spinach puree and stir. add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. add garam masala powder

Step 6

Add water if required. stir well and add fried paneer cubes .When the gravy comes to a boil, add the paneer and mix well. Stir in lemon juice.

Step 7

Finally add fresh cream. Serve hot.



Yes, really goodone.

Could have been better.



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