Palak Paneer
Palak Paneer | Restaurant Style Palak Paneer
Creamy rich and delicious Palak Paneer recipe!
Palak Paneer
Palak Paneer | Restaurant Style Palak Paneer
Creamy rich and delicious Palak Paneer recipe!
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
  • 2cups Palak/Spinachtightly packed
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 10-12 Garlic Pods
  • 2-3 Green Chillies
  • 200 gms Paneer/Cottage Cheese
  • 1/4cup Fresh Coriander Leaves
  • 1cup Fresh Curd/Plain Yogurt
  • 1tsp Gram Flour/Besan.
  • 1tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4tsp Black Salt
  • 1/4tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2tbsp Oil
  • 1tsp Jeera/Cumin
  • Salt as needed
  • Water as needed
Instructions
  1. Blanch Palak/Spinach by putting it in hot water and quickly transferring it to cold water. This helps cook but also retains the green color.
  2. Once cooled down, grind it along with fresh coriander leaves into a smooth puree. Set this aside.
  3. In a pan, heat oil and add jeera. As they splutter, add finely chopped garlic and green chillies. Cook for a couple of mins.
  4. Next add finely diced onions and fry until translucent.
  5. Whisk plain yogurt/curd with gram flour/besan until smooth. Add it to the pan, cook on low flame making sure not to curdle it.
  6. Add turmeric powder, black salt, coriander powder and salt as needed. Cook for 3-4 mins on low flame.
  7. As the oil oozes out, add prepared spinach puree and mix well.
  8. In the next couple of minutes, check the consistency of the gravy and add some water if needed.
  9. Add cubed Paneer/Cottage Cheese. Mix well and remove from heat in a minute.
  10. Serve hot with any Indian bread, cut onions and lemon wedge.