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#Palak Paneer

Shilpa gupta
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT #Palak Paneer RECIPE

Nutritious punjabi delicacy. Cottage cheese cubes with creamy spinach puree having tangy tomatoes. It is a delicious recipe without onion and garlic.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Punjabi
  • Blending
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Fresh spinach 750 gms
  2. Cottage cheese 250 gms
  3. Tomatoes 2 big
  4. Ginger 1 inch
  5. Green chillies 4
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Sugar 1/2 tsp
  8. Red chilli powder 1/4 tsp
  9. All spice powder 1/4 tsp
  10. Ghee 1 tbsp
  11. Fresh cream 1 tbsp


  1. Remove stalks from spinach leaves. Wash leaves properly.
  2. Boil water in a big pan. When water starts boiling, add in washed spinach. When water again start boiling set the flame to sim. Let it simmer for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes drain and put in cold water to retain its green color.
  3. When it cools, grind in a mixer with ginger and green chilli.
  4. Heat a wok. Add ghee, when it is hot add in the pureed tomatoes.
  5. Add salt and red chilli powder. Stir fry till the oil separates.
  6. Add half a cup of water and cook for a minute.
  7. Add pureed spinach and sugar. Let it simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Add in the cottage cheese cut in cubes. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  9. Season with all spice powder and turn off the gas.
  10. Mix the cream in the ready palak paneer just before serving, it enhances both taste and texture.

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Debolina Choudhury
Debolina Choudhury   Oct-26-2016

can you please tell me what is allspice powder .. how do I make it at home ?

Kanak Patel
Kanak Patel   Sep-30-2016

So yummy! and nutritious too

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