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Palak Paneer (Cottage Cheese)


Famous worldwide Indian dish with mild spices and fragrant aroma

Adjust heat as per your preference.


Mixer Grinder Ingredients:

  • 2 tspn cumin seeds
  • 2 tspn coriander seeds
  • 2 tbspn ginger & garlic paste
  • 1 tspn turmeric
  • 1 tspn red chilli powder
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 tomato
  • 160g spinach washed
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Other Ingredients:


  • 10-15 cubes cottage cheese 
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 diced onion 
  • 1 tbspn garam masala 
  • Salt to taste
  • Reserved 1 cup water from grinder
  • Method

  1. In a mixer grinder blitz together grinder ingredients and make a thick paste.
  2. In Heat a deep cooking pot add oil, when the oil is hot add mustard & cumin seeds.
  3. Add the sliced onions and stir till golden brown.
  4. Add the paneer/cottage cheese cubes and stir well till brown on all sides.
  5. Now add the grinder paste, stir and cook for 5-10 minutes.
  6. Add the resereved water from the grinder and stir.
  7. Add the garam masala and stir again.
  8. Cover and simmer for few more minutes.
  9. Serve warm with rice, naan or any bread of your choice with hot poppodams. 

    Tips: The lemon juice helps in mintaining the green colour and digestion of the spinach.

    Please adjust heat as per your preference. If you prefer it a bit more tangy do add 1 tbspn lemon juice once again just before serving at the end

    Courtesy : Indian Curry Recipez

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