Palak Paneer

Palak paneer, a thick creamy spinach gravy cooked with paneer. Make this delicious vegetarian dish following simple and easy recipe.

Palak Paneer Recipe


Spinach (stem removed) – 3 bunches
Cottage Cheese (cubed, blanched)- 250 gms
Milk – 1/3 cup
Oil – 4 tbsp
Butter – 1 tbsp
Coriander powder – 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1 1/2 tsp
Salt – to taste
Sugar – 1 tsp
Green chillies – 8 – 10
Onions (chopped) – 2 – 3 medium
Tomatoes (chopped) – 2 big



  1. Boil spinach with sugar for 3 – 4 minutes.
  2. Strain and wash it with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  3. Grind Spinach with green chillies to form a smooth paste. Add water if needed.
  4. Heat oil and butter in a vessel.
  5. Add onions and fry till it become golden brown.
  6. Now add turmeric, coriander powder and salt and stir.
  7. Add tomatoes and cook till it tender.
  8. Now add spinach-green chilli paste and cook till the raw smell of palak goes away.
  9. Add paneer and milk and cook for a few minutes.
  10. Sprinkle garam masala powder and mix.
  11. Turn off the flame after 2 minutes.
  12. Serve hot with paratha or naan.

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