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Written by Nikunj Vasoya

Palak Paneer Recipe with step by step pictures.

Palak Paneer or Indian Cottage Cheese in Spinach Gravy is a very popular and one of the best seller Indian Restaurant Style dish from north India. In this Palak Paneer Recipe I have used very simple ingredients and fake Cream to reduce total calories. Actually Palak Paneer is a very healthy dish because of Spinach and Paneer. Palak and Paneer both have very important nutritional values which are very good for use. Traditionally Palak Paneer is a very rich and creamy curry but I have made it very light and low in calories. Palak Paneer is very rich in protein so it is very good for Kids as well as diabetic patients. Watch Video Recipe of Palak Paneer or Read Recipe in Hindi.

Home made Restaurant Style Palak Paneer Recipe.

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Origin of Palak Paneer.

Palak paneer is belong to the North Indian cuisine as like other major Indian Curry Recipe like Paneer Butter Masala, Matar Paneer, Kadai Paneer, Gobi Paneer, Shahi Paneer, Paneer Kofta, Paneer Pasanda, Achari Paneer, etc.

Usually Palak Paneer is served with the Butter Naan, Garlic Naan, Paratha, Roti or some time with rice as well. It is a very famous Indian Recipe for Paneer, which is available at almost every Restaurant, Dhaba and other food joints.

Where to find Best Palak Paneer in India?

If you want to try country’s best Palak Paneer then Mumbai, Delhi, Amritsar, Ahmedabad, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, Rajkot, Surat, Jaipur, etc can be the best location in India. I personally like to have Palak Paneer with the Butter Naan and a Glass of Buttermilk or Lassi. It is seriously a very delicious curry and I have notice that most of the people order Palak Paneer among the other 2 or 3 Indian Subzi when they go with the friends or family at a Restaurant.

Healthy Benefits of Spinach and Paneer.

If you cook my recipe properly then you will need not to be worried about the Total Calories in Palak Paneer or any other Restaurant Style Indian Recipe cooked by me. Palak Paneer is a very good option to serve healthy spinach or Palak to kids. It will give a very good doge of Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin B-6 with magnesium as well.

Ingredients for Palak Paneer Recipe.

2 Bunch of Palak or Spinach.
200 gms of Paneer Cubes.
1 Medium Size Finely Chopped Onion.
1 Medium Size Finely Chopped Tomato.
8-10 Cloves of Garlic.
1/2 Inch Finely Chopped Ginger.
4-5 Green Chillies.
1 tsp of Sugar.
1 tsp of Kitchen King Masala.
Salt to taste.
25-30 gms of Kesu Nuts.
100 ml Milk.
Few tbsp of Oil.
Some Cold Water.

STEP 1.
First a fall heat the Water and meanwhile make Fat Cream for Curry, add Kesu Nuts and Milk into mixer blender and then blend it to make Fat Cream.

How to Cook Palak Paneer Recipe.

Palak Paneer Recipe Step-1 Photo.

STEP 2.
Boil the Palak around 50%, cook it for just 2-3 mins, cover it for just 1 minute, after 1 minute it is ready so turn the heat off and immediately put it into cold water.

How to make Palak Paneer Recipe.

Palak Paneer Recipe Step-2 Photo.

STEP 3.
Heat 1 tbsp of Oil, when it get’s heated add Chopped Garlic, Ginger and Onions, now in this add Salt accourding to the taste and around 1 tsp of Sugar, Tomatoes and Finely chopped hot Green Chillies, stir it nicely.

Home made Palak Paneer Recipe.

Palak Paneer Recipe Step-3 Photo.

STEP 4.
In the same Pan add very little Oil and put paneer one by one, after 20-30 seconds turn the side of Paneer, now the paneer is ready so turn the heat off and take it out.

How to cook Palak Paneer Recipe.

Palak Paneer Recipe Step-4 Photo.

STEP 5.
Now add onion, tomato, garlic and ginger mixture into the mixing blender and blend it to make the Puree, now add little water to it, now it is also ready.

How to make Palak Paneer Recipe.

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In the same Jar add Spinach and blend it to make Green Puree so it is also ready.

Home made Palak Paneer Recipe.

Palak Paneer Recipe Step-5-2 Photo.

STEP 6.
Heat 1 tbsp of Oil, when it get’s heated add onion, tomato, ginger and garlic Puree in it and let it seem up for 20-30 seconds, now add Kitcken King Masala and give it a nice stir.

How to Cook Palak Paneer Recipe.

Palak Paneer Recipe Step-6 Photo.

Now in this add Spinach Puree and Paneer Cubes one by one and let it seem up for 1-2 mins, now add Fat cream in this and cook this for 2-3 mins and stir it every now and then.

Home made Palak Paneer Recipe.

Palak Paneer Recipe Step-6-2 Photo.

STEP 7.
Now cover it and cook it for 1-2 min at a medium low heat, after 2 mins Palak Paneer is ready to serve.

How to Cook Palak Paneer Recipe.

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Palak Paneer Recipe with step by step Photos.
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Recipe type: Curries.
Cuisine: Indian.
Ingredients
  • 2 Bunch of Palak or Spinach.
  • 200 gms of Paneer Cubes.
  • 1 Medium Size Finely Chopped Onion.
  • 1 Medium Size Finely Chopped Tomato.
  • 8-10 Cloves of Garlic.
  • ½ Inch Finely Chopped Ginger.
  • 4-5 Green Chillies.
  • 1 tsp of Sugar.
  • 1 tsp of Kitchen King Masala.
  • Salt to taste.
  • 25-30 gms of Kesu Nuts.
  • 100 ml Milk.
  • Few tbsp of Oil.
  • Some Cold Water.
Instructions
  1. First a fall heat the Water and meanwhile make Fat Cream for Curry, add kesu nuts and Milk into mixer blender and then blen it to make Fat Cream.
  2. Boil the Palak around 50%, cook it for just 2-3 mins, cover it for just 1 minute, after 1 minute it is ready so turn the heat off and imediately put it into cold water.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp of Oil, when it get's heated add Chopped Garlic, Ginger and Onions, now in this add Salt accourding to the taste and around 1 tsp of Sugar, Tomatoes and Finely chopped hot Green Chillies, stir it nicely.
  4. In the same Pan add very little Oil and put paneer one by one, after 20-30 seconds turn the side of Paneer, now the paneer is ready so turn the heat off and take it out.
  5. Now add onion, tomato, garlic and ginger mixture into the mixing blender and blend it to make the Puree, now add little water to it, now it is also ready.
  6. In the same Jar add Spinach and blend it to make Green Puree so it is also ready.
  7. Heat 1 tbsp of Oil, when it get's heated add onion, tomato, ginger and garlic Puree in it and let it seem up for 20-30 seconds, now add Kitcken King Masala and give it a nice stir.
  8. Now in this add Spinach Puree and Paneer Cubes one by one and let it seem up for 1-2 mins, now add Fat cream in this and cook this for 2-3 mins and stir it every now and then.
  9. Now cover it and cook it for 1-2 min at a medium low heat, after 2 mins Palak Paneer is ready to serve.
Notes
Always use Kitchen King Masala for the North Indian Restaurant Style Curries.
Use can also use real Cream if you want.
Don't over cook Palak.
You can also fry Paneer if you want.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4

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