Palak Paneer Recipe – Spinach with Indian Cheese
Palak Paneer (पालक पनीर) is a vegetarian dish originating from the Punjab region of the Indian Subcontinent, consisting of spinach, tomato gravy sauce and paneer in a thick paste made from puréed spinach and seasoned with garlic, garam masala, and other spices.
- Paneer cubes 15-20.
- Onion chopped 1 No.
- Garlic clove Chopped. 2 Nos
- Salt To taste
- Coriander Powder 1 Tsp.
- Cumin Powder 1 Tsp.
- Sugar 1/4 Tsp.
- Oil 1 Tsp.
Suggested Read: Matar Paneer Masala, Paneer Pasanda
For Gravy :
- Spinach 1 bunch.
- Ginger small Piece 1.
- Cinnamon small stick 1.
- Green Serrano chilies 2 Nos or to Taste.
- Onion small Chopped 1 No.
- Tomato 1 No.
For Garnish :
- Grated Cheese 1 Tbsp.
- Cream 1 Tbsp or To Taste
Suggested Read: Paneer Methi Malai, Chilli Paneer Recipe
Wash & drain the water from Spinach. Chop them coarsely.
In a pan bring to boil or microwave on high for 8 minutes all the ingredients for gravy.
Cool & grind them coarsely to Paste.
In the same pan heat the oil, fry onions till translucent. Add Garlic & fry briefly. mix all the spice powders & stir.
Add the Spinach Paste & let cook for a couple of minutes till combined. Add the Paneer cubes cook for 2 minutes & switch off the flame. Adjust the seasonings & Serve Garnished with Cream & Grated Cheese on top.
Suggested Read: Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Korma, Chilli Paneer Recipe