Palak Paneer – Spinach & Cottage Cheese


Palak Paneer is a thick curry sauce based on pureed spinach and is served with roti, naan or boiled rice.

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Ingredients:

  • Spinach (250 gms)
  • Green Capsicum (1, chopped)
  • Water (1 liter)
  • Salt as per taste
  • Cooking oil (1 tbsp)
  • Ginger (1 inch, sliced)
  • Green chilly (1, sliced)
  • Onion (1 large, chopped)
  • Turmeric powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Paneer/Indian cottage cheese (100 gms)

Method:

  1. Cook spinach in 1 liter of water by adding 1 tsp of salt.
  2. Strain and puree the spinach and capsicum in a blender to form a paste. Keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add chopped onion and saute till golden brown in color.
  4. Add ginger & Green chilly and saute.
  5. Add turmeric powder and saute.
  6. Add spinach & capsicum puree.
  7. Add salt as per taste & cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Add Paneer/Indian cottage cheese and cook for about 1 minute.
  9. Garnish it with 1 tsp of cream

Palak Paneer is now ready to be served with roti, nan, chapati or boiled rice.

How to make  Paneer at home

How to make Paneer Burji

3 comments on “Palak Paneer – Spinach & Cottage Cheese”

  1. Shyamala suryavanchikesh

    Hello veena.. i’m a frequent visitor of ur blog.. I wud like to knw whether we cn fry the panner and add?? Does the taste changes? I hv nvr attempted paneer palak. Plez let me knw

  2. ketki

    hello veena i liked the method of indian cottage cheese would u plz post me receipe of paneer chili thanks ketki

    • Veena

      Hi Ketki,
      Pqaneer burji and Palak Paneer are the 2 recipes i have posted. Hope you like it

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