Palak paneer (spinach and cottage cheese curry)

Main Dish
5 servings
15 min
10 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 5
6 tablespoons  oil

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger root

One big bunch of spinach

Paneer 10 to 15 cubes

1/2 cup finely chopped onion

2 teaspoons  cumin seed

1 teaspoon ground coriander

1 teaspoon ground turmeric

3/4 cup sour cream

1 large tomato pureed

- salt to taste


  • Clean and boil spinach ,let it cool.
  • Blend boiled spinach into a fine paste.
  • Add cumin seed and let it splutter. Add chopped garlic and onion ,saute for sometimes till it becomes transparent. Add tomato puree ,chopped ginger and turmeric powder ,saute for some more time till the oil seprates. Add all spices salt,coriender powder,chilly powder,and mix well.
  • Then add spinach paste and saute for sometime, add water as needed .
  • Bring it to boil and add paneer cubes ,cover the pot for about 4-5 minutes.
  • Uncover the pot put off the flame and add sour cream .
  • Serve hot with rotis,parathas or naan ,garnish it with a splash of sour cream on top.


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