Palak Paneer Recipe By chef Zakir

Palak Paneer is an Indian style dish, it is used as a gravy and you can serve it with rice.It’s not a dry spinach.This dish is full of iron.

palak paneer


  • 1/2 kg spinach
  • 1tbs garlic and ginger paste
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 packet cottage cheese
  • 1/2 tsp crushed cumin
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala(all spices)
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Black and white pepper to taste
  • 2-3 tbsp oil


  • Cut the spinach roughly, wash it and then put it in hot water (not boiling ). Cook it for 2-3 minutes, don’t over cook. It should be in green color, if you over cook it then the color will change into black.
  • Now grind the spinach with half cup of water in a grinder. It will look like a paste.
  • Cut the cottage cheese into cubes and coat them with corn flour, deep fry them in hot oil for 20-30 seconds on until they are light golden in color.
  • Heat oil and butter in a pan, add garlic and ginger paste, stir fry for 1 minute then add spinach paste in it. Add crushed cumin, salt and garam masala. Cook for 3- 5 minutes.
  • Now add cream, black and white pepper in it. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add fried cheese cubes in it and pour the gravy in a dish for serving.

4 thoughts on “Palak Paneer Recipe By chef Zakir”

  1. From the desert state of Rajasthan, this one’s a delight. The Rajasthani people were often deprived of fresh vegetables and fruits in their hostile arid environment. Most also happened to be die-hard vegetarians. They used non-perishable dried legumes, and root vegetables such as potatoes, onions and garlic capable of prolonged storage

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