For preparing base gravy, take a pan, add oil or ghee and add listed ingredients mentioned above. Saute well and allow to cool.
Now grind the mixture to a fine paste. Keep this aside.
Boil water and add palak(spinach), leave for one minute. This is called blanching.
Now remove from the water and strain palak in a bowl.
Now mix the greens with some ice cubes in a bowl. This step is done so that the green color is not reduced.
Now stir in the palak mixture into a mixer grinder and add green chili and grind well. Keep this aside.
Next, take a pan, add oil and butter. Toast paneer cubes and remove from pan and keep aside.
In the same pan, add a clove, a cinnamon and a cardamom seed.
Now add the base gravy paste and cook for a few minutes
Now add green paste and mix well.
Now add fresh cream. It makes little change in colour. Stir well and add toasted paneer.
Now cook for five minutes and turn off the flame.
Now it's ready to serve Palak Paneer