Palak Paneer
Palak Paneer
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Discover a vibrant, aromatic dish bursting with the earthy goodness of spinach and the rich creaminess of paneer. This traditional Indian recipe is flavored with a blend of fragrant spices that create a harmonious balance of flavors that will transport your taste buds on a culinary journey

Nutrition: per serving



  • 400 g Spinach washed and chopped
  • 250 g Paneer cubed
  • 2 Onions finely chopped
  • 2 Tomatoes chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1- inch Ginger grated
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Double Cream
  • Salt to taste


  • In a large pan, heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil over medium heat.
  • Add the chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • Stir in the minced garlic, grated ginger, and chopped green chilies. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they soften.
  • Now, add the chopped spinach to the pan and cook until wilted.
  • Once the spinach is cooked, allow the mixture to cool slightly, then blend it into a smooth puree.
  • In another pan, heat the remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil over medium heat.
  • Add the cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Pour in the spinach puree and stir well.
  • Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, red chili powder, and salt. Mix thoroughly.
  • Allow the mixture to simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Gently add the cubed paneer into the spinach gravy and simmer for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in the fresh cream and cook for an additional minute.
  • Remove from heat and serve hot with rice or naan.

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