Monday, March 9, 2009

Palak Paneer (spinach paneer)

1/2 kg Spinach
2 Bay leaves
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Black pepper powder
1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
1/2 tsp Green chilli paste
100 gms Paneer cubes
2 Onions
4 tbsp Butter
1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
Salt to taste
oil as required

Wash and boil spinach in pressure cooker for 10 min without whistle.let it cool for a while and grind it along with ginger garlic and green chillie paste. Keep it aside.

Heat oil in a pan and fry panneer cubes till it becomes light brown. Keep it aside.

Now heat butter in a pan and fry bay leaf,cumin seeds and chopped onions for 5 min on medium heat.

Add salt, black pepper powder, garam masala. Stir for another 5 min on high flame.

Add paneer and cooked spinach and close the lid.keep it on low flame for 10 min.

Serve hot with chapathi or rice.


  1. looks lovely varsha..i have a surprising gift for you varsha n collect :)

  2. This, togetrher with all of the receipes I have read on this blog, sounds delicious. I must try some of them.

  3. Palak paneer looks so gorgeous and mouth-watering Varsha! Nice pic.

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  5. Happy Ugadi to you and your family Varsha!

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  6. Thanks Varsha! They are doing fine! How are you all?

  7. hey vat are not posting any new dishes??

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  9. This sounds so comforting! I've never had panneer before, I've learnt a new fantastic looking dish with spinach now,it's my favorite winter vegetable.

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  11. This is my favorite dish too.Looks so tempting!

  12. oh wow! this looks really healthy! Thanks for sharing. This is new to me too. I think i'll try this out now since i have almost all the ingredients here with me now.