Palak Paneer is one of the healthiest and tastiest ways to get children and adults both to eat palak. We all love restaurant style palak paneer – but how to make it at home? That’s a million dollar question that gets answered today!

This Palak Paneer recipe has been inspired by Palak Paneer recipe by Sanjeev Kapoor and Palak Paneer recipe by Tarla Dalal. So hope you enjoy this recipe and do share your feedback in the comments!

Ingredients:

    • 500 gms Palak- washed and chopped
    • 1/2 cup -Moong Dal
    • 250 gms Paneer (cut into cubes)
    • 1 – Onion
    • 4/5 cloves – Garlic
    • 1 -Tomato
    • 1/2 cup-Milk
    • Salt – to taste
    • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
    • 1 Teaspoon Chili powder
    • 1 Teaspoon Coriander powder
    • 1 Teaspoon Kasuri methi 
    • 1/2 tsp Garam masala 

Method:

  • In a pressure cooker add the washed palak and dal along with the garlic cloves and salt adding just about 1 cup water and give 2 to 3 whistles.
  • When the pressure cooker opens and the spinach has cooled down then steam blend the whole mixture with a hand blender or in a mixie.
  • Now make a paste of onions and tomatoes separately and keep aside.
  • In a pan add oil. Once hot add the onions and cook.
  • Add all the dry spices like chilli powder, turmeric, garam masala and coriander powder.
  • When oil separates from it add the tomatoes paste. When the tomatoes get cooked then add paneer pieces and mix well in it.
  • Now add 1 tsp of Kasturi Methi along with the palak mixture into the pan.
  • Mix everything nicely and cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Do not to overcook otherwise the colour of the palak will not be nice and green. At last, add the milk and stir well to give it the rich look and taste. Enjoy with paranthas or rotis.
Restaurant Style Palak Paneer Recipe
 
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Ingredients
  • 500 gms Palak- washed and chopped
  • ½ cup -Moong Dal
  • 250 gms Paneer (cut into cubes)
  • 1 - Onion
  • ⅘ cloves - Garlic
  • 1 -Tomato
  • ½ cup-Milk
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Chili powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Kasuri methi
  • ½ tsp Garam masala
Instructions
  1. In a pressure cooker add the washed palak and dal along with the garlic cloves and salt adding just about 1 cup water and give 2 to 3 whistles.
  2. When the pressure cooker opens and the spinach has cooled down then steam blend the whole mixture with a hand blender or in a mixie.
  3. Now make a paste of onions and tomatoes separately and keep aside.
  4. In a pan add oil. Once hot add the onions and cook.
  5. Add all the dry spices like chilli powder, turmeric, garam masala and coriander powder.
  6. When oil separates from it add the tomatoes paste. When the tomatoes get cooked then add paneer pieces and mix well in it.
  7. Now add 1 tsp of Kasturi Methi along with the palak mixture into the pan.
  8. Mix everything nicely and cook for about 2 minutes.
  9. Do not to overcook otherwise the colour of the palak will not be nice and green. At last, add the milk and stir well to give it the rich look and taste. Enjoy with paranthas or rotis.

 

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