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Palak Paneer

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Iron is an essential nutrient that plays an important role in many bodily functions .A diet lacking in iron can result in low energy levels, shortness of breath and anemia.Spinach or palak is good source of non-heme form of iron.We often make palak paneer at home.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Served AsBrunch, Dinner, Lunch
Servings 2


  • Ingredients For Palak Puree
  • Palak-250grams
  • Salt -a pinch
  • Garlic cloves-5
  • Ginger-1/2inch
  • Green chilies-2
  • Ingredients For Palak Paneer Masala
  • Paneer 100grams cut into cube or triangle sized Tomato-1chopped Red chilli powder-1teaspoon
  • Oil-1/4cup
  • Onion-1chopped
  • Garlic paste-2teaspoon
  • Ginger paste-1teaspoon
  • Tomato-1chopped
  • Red chilli powder-1teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder -1/2teaspoon
  • Coriander powder-1 teaspoon
  • Salt
  • Warm water-1/4 cup
  • Garam masala powder-1/2teaspoon
  • Butter-1tablespoon
  • Cream-1/4cup+1teaspoon
  • Roasted kasturi methi-1teaspoon crushed
  • Other ingredients
  • Water-2cups for soaking+2cups(for boiling)
  • Ice cold water-1 bowl(pour 3cups water with 10ice cubes in a bowl


  • Soak the palak into water for 15 minutes,then drain the water and leaves very well
  • Boil 2 cups of water adding little salt,add palak ,close the lid and simmer the gas and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.Switch off the gas and strain the palak
  • Add palak or spinach into ice cold water for 15 minutes to keep the colour of palak.Drain the ice cold water
  • Add palak in a wet grinder along with ginger,garlic ,chopped chilies and salt to make a smooth puree
  • Heat oil in a pan,Add chopped onion,fry until light brown.Add ginger,garlic paste,mix and stir
  • Add chopped tomatoes and fry until raw aroma of ginger garlic paste goes away
  • Add turmeric powder,red chilli powder and coriander powder,mix and stir.Add salt
  • Add warm water,let the water bring to boil.When the water will start boiling,add paneer ,mix with spices,
  • Simmer the gas and close the lid and cook 2to 3minutes until paneer or tofu is soft and gravy is thicken
  • Add garam masala powder and roasted kasuri methi and mix
  • Add butter cream and mix
  • Switch off the gas.Transfer the dish in a serving bowl and garnish with little cream


If you want you can skip cream..instead of cream you can add 1/4 cup milk.

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Moumita Kundu Malla
Moumita Kundu Malla

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