Punjabi Palak Paneer Recipe

Punjabi Palak Paneer Recipe

Punjabi Palak Paneer Recipe

One of the most famous north Indian dish is Palak Paneer. Punjabi Palak paneer recipe is basically an Indian dish loved across its length and breadth of the country. It is made from spinach puree, chunks of paneer, and of course Indian spices to add flavors. You can serve it with tandoori rotis, naan or steamed rice. 

When you think of a punjabi recipe, you have a plenty of choices from Vegan recipes like Punjabi Aloo Methi Recipe, Punjabi Chole Recipe to Non Vegan recipes like Punjabi Egg Curry Recipe
and many more. 

Let’s get started with how to make Punjabi palak paneer recipe.


  • 200 gm Spinach (Palak).
  • 100 gm Coriander leaves. 
  • 1/2 Lemon.
  • 2 Green chillies.
  • 2 Spoon Oil.
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera (Cumin Seeds).
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic.
  • 1 Large Onion.
  • Puree.
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala (optional)
  • 100 gm Paneer – cut in cubes.
  • 2 spoon Cooking Cream.


  • Take 200 gm Fresh Palak leaves
  • Blanch Palak leaves by first placing it in Boiling Water for 5-6 seconds .
  • And then shifting this Palak leaves into a bowl of ice-cold water.
Meghna’s Magic Tip :
  • This will stop the cooking process.
  • Once Palak leaves cool down
    squeeze the water out & place the leaves in a mixer grinder.
  • Avoid taking water into mixie.
  • Add Coriander leaves in the mixer for churning.
Meghna’s Magic Tip :
  • Add 1/2 Lemon water to ensure leaves don’t turn black
  • Add 2 green chilies.
  • You may add less or more chillies depending upon your taste.
  • Churn the mixer till you get puree.
  • Heat the pan at medium flame.
  • Add 2 spoon oil in the pan.
  • Add 1/2 tsp Jeera (Cumin Seeds)
  • Add finely chopped 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • Let it get little brown.
  • Add 1 Onion Puree
    (Puree to be made from 1 Onion)
  • Add salt per taste
  • Let it cook for till Onions get brown.
  • Add 1 tsp Garam Masala (Optional)
  • Now add the Palak Puree we had prepared earlier
  • Add 2 tbs water.
  • Cover the pan with a lid
  • Let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add 100 gm Paneer
    (cut in cubes)
  • Mix it well.
  • Cook it for 2 minutes.
  • Add 1 spoon of cooking cream,
    will give richness to the gravy.
  • Palak Paneer is ready.
  • Serve it in a serving bowl.
  • Topple with 1 spoon of cooking cream
    and some shredded Paneer.

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