North Indian Style Paalak Paneer


North Indian Style Paalak Paneer

Paneer in Spinach gravy
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people



  • Wash the spinach well and cut them into big pieces.
  • SautT spinach and green chillies in 1 tsp of oil until they are wilted.
  • Allow it to cool and blend it into a smooth paste.
  • Boil tomato in hot water till the skin breaks down. Remove the skin and mash the tomato into a smooth paste.
  • Roast cashews lightly. Add a little water and blend it into a fine paste.
  • SautT paneer cubes in 1 tsp of ghee till they are golden brown.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Saute onion and ginger-garlic paste, till the onion is translucent.
  • Add the spinach, tomato and cashew paste into it.
  • Add salt and mix well.
  • Cover and cook for 10 - 15 mins.
  • Finally, add the paneer cubes and cook for 2 - 3 mins.
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Response (13)
  1. M
    Maya March 13, 2007

    I tried this without adding coriander pdr and Cumin pdr but crackled cumin in the oil for seasoning.It turned out good and my guests loved it

  2. l
    lakshmi March 7, 2007

    i tried it.taste is very more recipes.thanks

  3. r
    riji joseph August 5, 2009

    thank you preetha for this super recipe

  4. j
    joyce February 6, 2009

    i hv tried several recipes of paalak paneer. but urs was the best. my hubby appreciated it a lot.the inclusion of cashew paste has given this dish a new dimension.thanx a lot for sharing ur recipe

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