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Palak Paneer

Nice and simple

Recipe by Harsh Tripathi of Kanpur, IN

This Palak Paneer is very simple and without onions. Very quick. hardly take 10 minute to cook.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • I kg Palak (Spinach)
    • 2 tsp garlic paste
    • 1 tsp ginger paste
    • 1tsp jeera powder
    • 1 pinch of Hing(Asafoetida, optional)
    • 1 tbsp coriander powder
    • 1 tsp garam masala
    • 3 green chilly finely chopped
    • 500 gm Paneer (Cottage Cheese)
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice
    • salt+ water
    • 2 tbsp deshi ghee (claified butter oil)
    • 1 tbsp cream to garnish 


    1. Cook Palak (Spinach) for one whistle in a pressure cooker.
    2. Make a fine paste adding chopped green chillies. 
    3. Heat oil in kadhai (Wok)
    4. Put jeera powder and hing. Then add ginger and garlic paste. saute for 2 minutes. Add Coriander and garam masala powder. saute for another 2 minutes till oil leaves the masala. 
    5. Now add Paneer and spinach paste and cook for 3 minutes.
    6. Add salt and lemon juice and water if curry is too thick.
    7. Garnish with fresh cream and serve hot.


    jean chaurasia

    This turned out good. Thanks Harsh.

    raksha parekh

    Nice vegetable.But I think if onion paste is added it will be more tasty.Sorry but this is my suggestion.

    saba afreen

    very nice n easy making reciepe.