Palak paneer recipe

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  • 200g paneer
  • 500g fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil or ghee


  1. Wash the spinach leaves thoroughly and blanch them in boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Drain the water and keep the spinach leaves aside to cool.
  2. Once the spinach leaves have cooled, blend them into a smooth puree using a blender or food processor. Keep it aside.
  3. Cut the paneer into small cubes and shallow fry them in a pan until they turn slightly golden brown. Keep them aside.
  4. In a separate pan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil or ghee and add cumin seeds. Once they start to splutter, add chopped onions and green chilies. Sauté until the onions are translucent.
  5. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté until the raw smell goes away.
  6. Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they are soft and mushy.
  7. Add coriander powder, garam masala powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for a few minutes.
  8. Add the spinach puree to the pan and mix well. Cook for a few more minutes until the gravy thickens.
  9. Add the fried paneer cubes to the gravy and mix well.
  10. Cover the pan and let the palak paneer simmer on low heat for 5-7 minutes.
  11. Garnish with a dollop of cream and serve hot with naan, roti, or rice.

Your delicious Palak Paneer is now ready to serve! Enjoy it with your favorite bread or rice.

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