Palak Paneer (Cottage Cheese in Spinach Sauce)


Palak or Spinach is the rich source of vitamins, fiber, iron & Paneer is rich in protein, calcium etc.

Palak Paneer is a very nutritious Punjabi side dish, It can be served with chapatis , parathas or with rice.Palak paneer is one of the easiest spinach recipes. There are many ways to prepare palak paneer but i found this the easiest one..

Ingredients:-

2 to 3 Bunches of spinach ( Available in Indian Grocery stores)
Oil:- 2-3 Tbsp
Cumin seeds:- 1/2 Tsp
Ginger and Garlic:- 1 Tsp (chopped finely)
Onion:- 1
Tomato:- 2 big or 3 small
salt as per taste
Turmeric, Red Chilli powder, Garam Masala:- 1/2 tsp each
Cream:- 1/2 cup
Paneer:- 1/2 cup

Procedure:-

1) Clean and wash the palak.
2) Blanch the spinach or alternatively you can microwave it for couple of minutes in a microwave safe bowl to save some time.
3) Make a puree of palak in a grinder.
4)Heat oil in a kadai/pan. Add cumin seeds , when they start to splutter add ginger, garlic and stir-fry for a minute.
5) Now add onion and fry till golden brown.
6) Add tomatoes and all the spices and cook until tomatoes become tender.
7) Add palak puree and mix everything well, cook until the palak is well cooked.
8) Add paneer and cream and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Serve hot ...Enjoy:)










33 comments:

Jagruti said...

Healthy and delicious palak paneer!! nice click too..

Deepa G Joshi said...

delicious palak paneer..yummy

Sarah Naveen said...

Looks simply delicious...

Priya said...

My all time fav!!!makes me hungry..

Gita said...

This is my favorite...looks yum Preety. Adding cream is new to me...will try out this version soon :)

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

Thats yumm..Whenever I look at palak paneer, I often make in my next meal.Love it..

Ann said...

Hey it looks so creamy and yumm

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Never tried palak paneer at home still,looks really gud!

Sushma Mallya said...

Thats so delicious , my son just loves this one,will try ur version next time...

Supriya Nair said...

Very yummy looking dish. Luv the paneer. The color is fab and the click is really good.

sowmya's creative saga said...

this is healthy and easy to make too..I make this quite frequently..looks yumm.,..

Nandini said...

This is very healthy and nutritious! I'd have it with chapathi!

jeyashrisuresh said...

yummy dish.tried it very long back.Thanks for reminding

Rekha shoban said...

its yummy and tempting preety....im really feels hungry!!

M D said...

Yummy looking Palak panner. I love that rich green color. Health with full of flavors.

Hari Chandana said...

Yummy Palak panner... looks soo delicious and tempting.. wonderful snap dear!!

tasteofbeirut said...

This is my son's favorite Indian dish; can't wait to make it for him!Thanks

PJ said...

looks so yummy!

Panchpakwan said...

Delicious & healthy dish.
Shared an award with you do collect it.

shahana said...

Healthy and yummy palak!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Healthy and yummy looking dish. An all time favourite in my family.

Meena said...

one of the most popular dishes in our house...lovely!

Joie de vivre said...

Thanks for coming by Preety! Congratulations on becoming an auntie! Have a great weekend.

Valarmathi said...

Healthy one, looks yummy and delicious

Babli said...

Palak paneer looks delicious and superb. I love paneer very much and shall try your wonderful recipe.

SathyaSridhar said...

Woow!!! palak paneer looks great and very healthy version of eating too,,,Preety,,today for our lunch we had punjabi foods tried this one tasted yummy with naan.And then regarding your query to spring roll ,,Preety you can get it the spring roll packets from the frozen section in any supermarkets,, i bought it in frozen foods section in my nearby supermarket.

Stella said...

Hey Preety, I love palak paneer-one or my favorite Indian dishes-so delicious. I'm going to try this-just need to figure out where to get proper cheese???

Padhu said...

My favourite dish .Looks superb

ARUNA said...

I love this dish, my favourite anytime with roti n naan!

Dhanya Ganesh said...

Palak paneer looks yummy.

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said...

This is really tempting ya! simply loved it! ;)

Preety said...

thanks everyone..and thanks sathya for trying the recipe and leaving your comment..i am glad it turned out great for you

Sashi said...

yummy !! I love them to have with naan !!

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