Palak Paneer

5 Dec



Spinach 1 bunch
Cottage Cheese/ Paneer 100 gms
Fresh Cream 2 tbsps
Lemon Juice 2 tsps
Green Chillies 4-6
Ginger 1 inch piece
Garic 8 pods
Coriander Powder 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tbsps

Method of preparation:

Remove stems, wash and chop green chillies roughly.
Chop paneer into 1 inch cubes.
Peel, remove stem and chop garlic.
Peel, wash and chop ginger roughly.

Remove stems and wash spinach thoroughly.
Bring a pot of water to boil and add salt and spinach leaves.
Blanch for a minute or two and refresh in chilled water.
Squeeze excess water and grind it along with green chillies and ginger into fine paste.

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, coriander powder and chopped garlic.
When cumin turns light brown, add spinach and green chilli puree.
Add salt, sufficient water and bring to boil.
Then add paneer cubes and lemon juice.
Finally add fresh cream and mix well.
Serve hot with roti, naan.

Notes: Fry the paneer cubes in little bit of ghee if you like.


14 Responses to “Palak Paneer”

  1. Linda December 5, 2007 at 1:00 pm #

    Hi Raji, I just saw this over at Priya’s (Akshayapaatram) and now here I am with my mouth watering at your recipe too! Now I *know* I have to stop for spinach on the way home tonight 🙂

  2. Padmaja December 6, 2007 at 12:02 pm #

    Just now i saw priya’s palak paneer and now yours raji!! absolutely yummy, I am craving for one now!!!

  3. ayushi October 1, 2009 at 3:53 am #

    actually i tried this recipe at my home it was so so so so so so tastier than my previous made palak paneer.thank u for such a loving recipe.

  4. Asmita shinde August 12, 2010 at 11:56 am #

    Thanks for web site, i’m leaning to cook, it is helpfull for me

  5. radha bangaru August 29, 2010 at 10:26 am #

    its yummy………………………………..

  6. adila September 18, 2010 at 7:00 am #

    it’s really very superb . especially with naan

  7. humera February 17, 2011 at 1:38 pm #

    wow mouth watering yaar

  8. Nidhi August 8, 2011 at 8:50 am #

    I am in need of cook printer. I want to eat it soon.

  9. kavitha mohana September 28, 2011 at 10:52 pm #

    your recepies are really good and yummy ,ihave tried a few of them they are really tasty .can i know the name of your cookery book and where do i get it.please mail me.
    thank you

  10. sadhu rao October 18, 2011 at 7:35 am #

    it’s really very superb . especially with naan

  11. Sowmya November 11, 2011 at 12:37 pm #

    This recipe was perfect! I used tofu instead of paneer. I coated the tofu squares in red chilli powder, salt, and turmeric powder before frying them, and then added them at the end.

  12. shahzeb January 6, 2012 at 6:40 am #

    it’s a nice recipe,,,i really enjyoed it,,,,,,,

  13. karuna pisal February 2, 2012 at 10:29 am #

    it’s very simple and easy to make. i am going to try it.

  14. uma June 5, 2012 at 10:12 am #

    its very nice ,simple, tasty,easy to make, superb

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