Palak Paneer

A very popular dish at home or restaurant.

Palak Paneer
Preparation time
Cooking time


For 4 Person(s)


  • 250 grams spinach
  • 200 grams paneer (cheese) or medium-hard tofu
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 tablespoon(s) ginger-garlic paste
  • 0.5 tablespoon(s) cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 2 tablespoon(s) turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoon(s) coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) red chili powder, or as desired
  • 1 tablespoon(s) garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon(s) chicken masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon(s) pure ghee
  • 2 tablespoon(s) cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt, or as desired

Palak Paneer Directions

  1. Boil spinach leaves after removing the stems.
  2. Remove water from boiled spinach and make its paste in mixer.
  3. Now, heat oil in a pan and put cumin seeds, onion (finely chopped), ginger-garlic paste, and the rest of the spices in oil and fry until the oil separates from the mixture.
  4. Pour the spinach paste in the mixture and after 2-3 minutes drop paneer pieces in it.
  5. Boil the mixture and pour ghee in it at last after the palak panner has boiled.
  6. Serve hot with jeera rice, a perfect combination.