Palak Paneer Recipe

Palak Paneer Recipe
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Palak Paneer is a popular dish in Northern India and the spicy dish is best consumed with roti, the Indian flatbread. The paneer is allowed to soak in the flavours of palak and other spices by cooking it on a medium flame. Sounds enticing!
Palak Paneer Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 8.3 / 10 (121 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
Calories Per Serving 240
  • 1/2 kg Spinach
  • 100 gm Paneer
  • 1 Onion
  • 1/4 tsp Black pepper powder
  • 3/4 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Green chilli paste
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 2-3 Bay Leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste
How to make Palak Paneer:
  • Mix green chilli paste and ginger-garlic paste with spinach. Add little water.
  • Pressure-cook the above mixture for 7 to 8 minutes. Remove before the first whistle.
  • Cut cheese into small cube shaped pieces. Keep 3 cubes for decoration.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan.
  • Fry the paneer cubes on a medium flame till they become light brown.
  • Take the pieces out of the pan.
  • Take 2 tbsp butter and heat it.
  • Add bay leaves and cumin for frying.
  • Add chopped onions and fry again until they turn pink.
  • Add garam masala powder, black pepper powder and salt. Mix well.
  • Now add fried paneer and cooked spinach. Mix them properly.
  • Put the palak paneer in a baking tray.
  • Add the remaining butter and bake for about half an hour at 180 deg C.
  • Grate remaining paneer pieces and decorate.
  • Palak paneer is ready to serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
pratibha posted 13/02/2013
nice...i'll surely try it today....hope my family accepts it.....hehe
Emamie Astricia posted 04/04/2012
Vry nice.. I want to eat by making ma own!
roxann899 posted 03/04/2012