Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Palak Paneer پالک پنیر

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is a simple and tasty dish of Punjab (Pakistani Punjab and Indian Punjab ).


  • Palak (Spinach) , prepared and chopped 1/2 kg
  • Cottage Cheese Cubes 12-15 numbers
  • Fresh Qasuri Methi chopped 1/2 cup
  • Fresh Soya chopped 1/4 cup
  • Fresh Coriander chopped 1/4 cup
  • Tomato chopped 1 cup
  • Green Chillies chopped 3
  • Onion chopped 1
  • Garlic crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Butter/Oil 1/2 cup
  • Oil for frying cheese1 tablespoon
  • Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Haldi 1/2 teaspoon


  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a frying pan, add cheese cubes and fry till light golden. Remove from oil and keep aside.
  • Take Palak, Qasuri methi  in a pan add 1 cup water and boil for 5-10 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  • Now in another pan heat butter add onion and fry till soft, add tomato, garlic ,ginger and spices fry for few minutes then add boiled palak, soya and fresh coriander and cook till done and thick.
  • Now mash manually with gotni or in an electric grinder/crusher to a smooth texture.
  • Heat again in the same pan add golden fried cheese cubes and mix. turn off flame quickly.
  • Delicious Palak Paneer is ready.