Palak Paneer

The Trendy Winter Veggie

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One of the biggest winter veggie trends this year has been the Palak Paneer. Let’s see why...


The Palak Paneer

"Savory Palak Paneer: Spinach & paneer curry, rich in flavor, a classic Indian delight."

100% yummy and healthy without the calories to weigh you down.


Health benefits

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Veggie Facts: Sangria Artichoke

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01 25% daily serving of Vitamin C

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02 Chock full of iron

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03 Loaded with B12

"Pair Palak Paneer with naan, roti, or rice for a satisfying meal."

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Prep Time: 20 Min

– 2 cups fresh spinach (palak) – 200g paneer (cottage cheese) – 1 large onion, finely chopped – 2 tomatoes, pureed – 2 green chilies, finely chopped – 1-inch ginger, grated – 3 cloves of garlic, minced – 2 tbsp oil – Salt to taste – 1 tsp cumin – 1 tsp coriander powder – 1/2 tsp turmeric – 2 tbsp cream

Cook Time: 20 Min


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Step 1

Prepare Ingredients: Wash and blanch spinach for 2 minutes. Plunge into ice water, then blend into a smooth paste. Dice paneer into cubes. 

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Step 2

Sauté Aromatics:  Heat oil in a pan, add finely chopped onions. Sauté until golden brown. Add grated ginger, minced garlic, and chopped green chilies. Sauté until fragrant.

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Step 3

Tomato Base:  Add pureed tomatoes to the pan. Cook until the mixture thickens, and the oil separates. Season with salt, cumin, coriander powder, and turmeric. 

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Step 4

Spinach Puree:Integrate the spinach puree into the tomato base. Simmer for 5 minutes, adjusting the consistency with water if needed. 

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Step 5

Paneer Addition : Add the diced paneer cubes to the simmering spinach mixture. Allow them to cook for about 5 minutes, ensuring they absorb the flavors. 

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Step 6

Finish with Cream: Pour in the cream, stirring well. Simmer for an additional 2 minutes to meld the flavors and create a creamy consistency.

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Step 7

Serve: Garnish with a dollop of cream and serve hot with naan or rice. Palak Paneer is ready to be enjoyed, offering a delightful blend of nutritious spinach and succulent paneer in a rich, flavorful curry. 

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