Palak Paneer

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Palak PaneerPalak Paneer: Many of the best loved vegetarian Punjabi dishes are the ones where paneer is combined with a vegetable. Palak paneer is a thick sauce based on pureed spinach, with garlic and garam masala. It’s a well-liked eater dish. Palak paneer is one sort of saag, which may even be created with mustard leaves. It is tasty and quick to make.


(serves 4):

  • 250 gm fresh spinach/palak
  • 2 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 2 medium garlic
  • 2 inch ginger piece
  • 6 cups water
  • Salt to taste


  • Clean and wash spinach under running water to remove any soil or impurities.
  • Blanch the spinach in boiling salted water for 2 minutes.
  • Drain excess water from blanched spinach.
  • Transfer blanched spinach to the medium size jar of a mixer grinder.
  • Add in green chillies and 1/4 cup water.
  • Grind the mixture until smooth puree.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Add in the onions.
  • Stir fry till golden brown.
  • Add in the chopped ginger and garlic.
  • Stir for 1 minute.
  • Now add spinach puree.
  • Let the mixture come to a boil.
  • Add in the paneer pieces.
  • Stir for 2 more minutes.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Palak Paneer is ready to be served.
  • Serve palak paneer with hot with roti or naan.

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