Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is delicious green gravy made of spinach and paneer is one of the most favorite dish of all Indian food lover. This curry can be eaten with just anything from Roti, Paratha, Naan or it even goes very well with rice. This gravy is made of blanched spinach puree. The puree was cooked only with salt and mixed with the Paneer. This is the one of the easiest and quickest to prepare. And this recipe is very nutritious.

Palak Paneer

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 900 gms Spinach
  • 200 gms Paneer Cut in 1" cubes
  • 2-3 Green Chilli
  • 8-10 Garlic cloves Finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 4 tbsp Cream
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt to taste


  1. Clean spinach thoroughly in running water. Blanch in salted boiling water for two minutes.

  2. Refresh blanch spinach in chilled water. Squeeze out excess water. Grind into a fine paste along with green chillies.

  3. Heat Oil in a Pan. Add cumin.

  4. When cumin starts to change color, add chopped garlic and sauté for half to a full minute.

  5. Add the spinach puree and stir. Add salt to taste.

  6. Add water if required. 

  7. When the spinach gravy comes to a boil, add the paneer cubes and give a good mix.

  8. Add lemon juice and stir.

  9. In the end add fresh cream. Serve hot with Naan or Jeera Rice.