Palak Paneer


  • Spinach – 500 gms
  • Onions – 5 medium sized
  • Garlic – 2-3 flakes
  • Cooking oil – 6-7 tbsps
  • Cummin seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Paneer – 150-200 gms
  • Salt to taste
  • Garam Masala, Geera Powder, Chilli Powder


  • Cook the spinach in water.
  • Drain the water and then make puree of the spinach leaves.
  • Cut 4 of the onions finely and saute them till transparent.
  • Grind the other onion and the garlic flakes to a fine paste.
  • Add this paste to the sauted onions. Also add the puree and the spice powders. Add some water if necessary.
  • Let boil for a minute or two.
  • Cut the paneer to cubes of desired size (preferably not too small). Fry this in oil till golden brown,
  • Add this paneer to the prepared palak.
  • Serve hot with rice or rotis.

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