Palak paneer



Palak paneer is a famous paneer variety in North India everybody is fond of.This is my version of recipe for this curry.


  1. Palak – 1bunch
  2. Paneer – 1cup
  3. Ginger garlic paste – 1tsp
  4. Green chillies (chopped) – 2nos
  5. Onions – 1(large)
  6. Tomato(chopped)- 1
  7. Turmeric – 1/2tsp
  8. Redchillipowder – 1/2tsp
  9. Coriander pwd – 1tsp
  10. Cumin pwd – 1tsp
  11. Whole garam Masala( optional)
  12. Cumin seeds – 1tsp
  13. Salt as required


  • Cook spinach to boiling water just for 2 min , blend into a fine paste in a blender( spinach puree) 
  • Heat oil in pan, add whole garam masala, cumin seeds,onions ,salt and saute till the onions are translusent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder, tomatoes and fry till the tomatoes are fully soft and cooked.
  • Now add coriander powder,cumin powder,chilli powder,chopped green chillies ,spinach puree mix well ,cook till the oil  oozes out on the surface.
  • To this add fresh paneer pieces and cook for another 5 min and remove from stove.
  • Garnish with cream.
  • Goes well with any type of Indian bread.


  • Some like to use fried paneer pieces,its up to you either fried or as it is.
  • You can use garam masala powder instead of whole garam masala.

3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by SudhaRaghu on February 4, 2008 at 11:53 am


    it looks easy n simple.. a small query..

    whatz the difference between garam masala n whole garam masala.. let me know please


  2. Posted by kitchen girl on December 27, 2009 at 12:28 pm

    Palak paneer is good for health and also very delicious. similar is mutter paneer , the dish tastes excellent if prepared well.


  3. Posted by VASAVI on May 6, 2010 at 1:21 am

    hay its is very simple and good to taste……………..


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