Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer

A creamy curry with the goodness of palak!
I make Palak Paneer atleast once in two weeks. I have it along with rotis. Just love the dish…Palak Paneer is a HIT in my family.
Kids generally love this recipe because of the presence of paneer. It is also very easy to make. Palak Paneer is one way of feeding greens to the kids.
Sometimes, I substitute paneer with tofu. Palak Tofu also taste good. If you have not tried Palak Paneer before, try it now…You will fall in love with it. Palak Paneer, I just love you…

Spinach – 1 bunch (Wash it nicely)

Paneer – 15 cubes

Ripe tomato – 1

Chopped onion – 1/2

Green chillies – 2 to 4 nos.

Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon

Cumin powder (seeraga thool) – 1 teaspoon

Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon

Fresh cream or roasted cashew nut paste – 1/4 cup (Optional). I have used cream.

Ghee – 1 teaspoon

Oil – 2 teaspoons

Salt – as desired

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer Served With Parathas


1. In a frying pan, heat oil and Ghee . Add green chillies and spinach. Saute for 3-4 minutes. Allow it to cool. Grind it into a fine paste.

Note. Make sure you fry spinach well otherwise you will get a raw falvor while eating.

2. In the same frying pan, using 1 teaspoon oil, fry the paneer/tofu cubes until they turn light golden color. I have not fried the paneer.

3. In another vessel, boil tomato in hot water for 3-5 minutes. Grind the tomato to a fine puree.

4. In the same frying pan, heat Ghee. Fry onions until they turn golden color. Add ginger garlic paste and fry until the raw smell of the paste goes off. Now add the cumin powder and coriander powder and saute well.

5. Now, add the tomato puree and fry for 3-4 minutes. Then, add spinach puree and add water if required. Do not dilute it too much. Boil for 4 minutes.

6. Sim the fire and add paneer cubes and cream or cashew nut paste and boil it for 3-4 minutes.

Now, Palak Paneer is ready!!!

Serve: Chappathi, Rotis, and Naan.

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