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Punjabi palak paneer ( no onion no garlic )

Dhara joshi
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Punjabi palak paneer ( no onion no garlic ) RECIPE

Palak Paneer is a popular Indian dish of North India, contains magnesium, folate, vitamin A, vitamin K, potassium, calcium, phosphorus and more. There is also vitamin B2 and B12 in cottage cheese. Many nutrients with plenty of proteins in a single dish

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Punjabi
  • Pan fry
  • Roasting
  • Blending
  • Boiling
  • Chilling
  • Sauteeing
  • Basic recipe
  • Low Carbs

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. For spice mix::
  2. 1 stick cinnamon
  3. 2 Cardamom
  4. 3 cloves
  5. 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  6. 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  7. For gravy ::
  8. 1 bunch spinach
  9. 150 gram cottage cheese (paneer )
  10. 1 cup tomato (finely chopped )
  11. 1/4 teaspoon ginger paste
  12. 1/4 teaspoon green chilli paste
  13. 1/2 teaspoon dry fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi )
  14. 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  15. 1 1/2 tablespoon oil
  16. Salt to taste
  17. Butter as needed (for roasting paneer)


  1. Roast spices on low flame and grind it into a powder . spice mix is ready.
  2. In pan add some butter and roast paneer cubes.. fry till the paneer cubes are light golden evenly . keep aside.
  3. Wash the spinach and boil it. Do not boil too much. Remove them and put them in cold water, then grind them into a mixer and make paste.
  4. Heat oil in nonstick pan.. add ginger and green chilli paste, add tomatoes and fry till they turn mushy.
  5. Now add spinach puree , garam masala, salt, spice mix masala, cook for 2-3 minutes, add water as needed and Cook until the mixture thickens.
  6. Add dry fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi ) and paneer mix well.

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Dec-10-2017

I will surely try this.

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