Palak Paneer Recipe (Restaurant Style)
Recipe type: Curry
Cuisine: Punjabi
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Serves: 4
Palak Paneer Recipe - Rich spinach based curry cooked with cottage cheese and indian spices.
  • Onion: 1 cup,chopped
  • Tomato: 1 cup, chopped
  • Palak: 1 bunch
  • Green Chili : 2 piece
  • Garlic: 1 tsp
  • Ginger: 1 tsp
  • Oil: 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Kasoori methi: 1/2 tsp
  • Salt: 1 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala: 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh cream : 1 tbsp optional
Dry roasted masala
  • Cinnamon:1/2 inch
  • Elaichi: 2 small
  • Cloves: 2-3 piece
  • Pepper: 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp
To make palak puree
  1. Wash the palak leaves in running water and blanch them in hot water for about 3 minutes.
  2. Once blanched, drain the hot water and keep aside to cool down.
  3. Once cooled, make the pure of palak by adding the green chili to it.
To make Masala for palak paneer.
  1. In a kadai dry roast the ingredients like Cinnamon, Elaichi, Clove, Pepper, Cumin seeds for about a min or so.
  2. Then in the mixture grinder make the fine powder of all the spices.
To make palak paneer sabji
  1. Heat oil in a pan and once the oil is hot add ginger and garlic.Cook for about 1/2 a min.
  2. Then add onions and cook till the onions softens.
  3. Once the onions are soft add the tomatoes. Cook till the tomatoes are soft.
  4. Now pour the palak puree to the tomato and onion mixture. Mix well everything.
  5. Then time to add the Indian spices like salt, garam masala and the masala which we made earlier. Mix well and cook for about 2 min.
  6. Then add the kasoori methi to the palak gravy. Mix well.
  7. Optionally you can add fresh cream in the gravy to make it richer.
  8. Add the paneer cubes and cook for about 5 min. (Note: I have used the store bought paneer so I have directly cut them into cubes and added to the palak gravy)
  9. So the yummy palak paneer is ready to serve hot with paratha, naan, roti or chapatti.
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