Palak Paneer

11 Mar

Preparation time:30mts,cooking time:20mts,serves:4

  1. One big bunch of spinach (fresh green ones)
  2. Paneer -15-20 cubes
  3. 1 medium sized tomato
  4. 2 Green chillies
  5. 1/2 Onion chopped.
  6. 1/2 tsp ginger paste.
  7. 1/2 tsp garlic paste.
  8. 1 tsp cilantro paste.
  9. 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  10. 1/2 tsp coriander powder.
  11. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  12. 10 cashew paste.
  13. Salt to taste
  14. oil for Cooking.
  15. 1 tsp lemon juice


  1. In a pan,add some oil and fry chopped green chilly.When they are fried add chopped spinach/palak leaves and fry till they start wilting.take it out and let it to cool.Take them out ,and grind to a fine paste.
  2. In pan ,add some oil and lightly fry the paneer pieces.
  3. Blanch the tomato,and make puree .Keep aside.
  4. Fry the cashews a little  ,and make paste out of the same.
  5. In a pan add some oil,saute the chopped onion till golden brown.
  6. Add the ginger,garlic and cilantro paste,Cumin and coriander powders and fry for upto 2 mts.
  7. To this add the Spinach paste,turmeric,tomato puree,cashew paste and mix well.
  8. Cook for upto 5mts,one may add water but do not make it too runny.
  9. Add the paneer pieces and cook for 5-6mts.Add and adjust salt as necessary.
  10. When just about to take off stove,add the lemon juice.
  11. Serve hot with roti.


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Posted by on March 11, 2011 in Curries, Vegetarian


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