Palak Paneer (spinach with cottage cheese cubes)


  1. Paneer – 200gms
  2. Spinach – a bunch
  3. Onion(medium) – 1
  4. Tomatoes  pureed – 2
  5. Ginger -garlic paste – 1tbsp
  6. Cumin powder(jeera) – 1/4tsp
  7. Red chilly powder – 1/2tsp
  8. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  9. Kasoori Methi powder – 1/4 tsp
  10. Oil
  11. Fresh cream – 1 tbsp
  12. Salt


  1. Remove stalks of spinach and wash thoroughly.cook spinach with green chilly and little salt till it wilts. Let it cool.
  2. Drain water and grind it into a fine paste.Do not cover spinach at all to retain its green color.
  3. Fry paneer cubes in oil till light brown.
  4. Heat oil in a pan.Saute onions till brown.Add ginger-garlic paste,jeera powder,red chilly powder,turmeric powder,kasoori methi powder and fry .
  5. Add tomato puree, little salt and fry till water gets evaporated.
  6. Add spinach paste and cook till spinach bubbles.
  7. Remove from heat and add paneer cubes and fresh cream and mix well
  8. Serve hot.


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12 Responses

  1. sagari says:

    palak paneer looks deleciouss prajusha

  2. saswati says:

    The palak paneer looks wonderful…nice and green.

  3. sushma says:

    This is my hubby’s favourite and your recipe sounds nice

  4. Happy Cook says:

    Palak paneer looks delicious.
    Excelent with roti

  5. Trupti says:

    hey Prajusha,
    palak paneer looks delicious.
    this is my first visit to ur blog. You have nice recipe collection

  6. Madhavi says:

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  7. Uma says:

    one of most fav. curry. looks good.

  8. Kelly Mahoney says:

    Love your layout here, you have a lovely blog.

  9. Lakshmi says:

    Thanks for sending this to my event at Cooking Station. Nice Recipe.

  10. Cynthia says:

    Ummmmm, so creamy!

  11. even though it looks perfect just in case if i want to make it a little tangy , should i add lemon ?

  12. prajusha says:

    Actually this is the authentic recipe of palak paneer and if you want the curry to be tangy ,You can add 2 tbsp of curd to it.

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