28/01/2020 8:38 PM

Palak Paneer, a great combination of taste and flavour is also a perfect source of proteins and nutrients. The tangy sauce with soft paneer is considered superfood during pregnancy. Follow this traditional paneer recipe step-by-step. Easy and simple to make paneer recipe. Happy cooking!


paneerpaneer 150 g
spinachspinach 100 g
vegetable oilvegetable oil 2 tbsp
plum tomato plum tomato 0.5 cup
green chilli green chilli 3 chilies
oniononion 0.75 cup
ginger garlic pasteginger garlic paste 1 tsp
cashewcashew 9 nos
garam masalagaram masala 0.5 tsp
ground cuminground cumin 0.125 tsp
cardamon pod cardamon pod 2 nos
cinnamon stick cinnamon stick 1 inch
cloveclove 2 cloves


  1. Take the tender and young parts of the spinach leaves and rinse them in a pot of water. Let the water drain so that it does not leave moisture during the cook.
  2. In a hot pan, add oil and fry the green chilies and spinach for few minutes until the raw smell of spinach is gone. Cool this mixture and blend it with the cashews to form a paste.
  3. Add cinnamon, clove, cardamoms & cumin in a pan with oil and fry them until they sizzle. Add onions and continue to fry them till they turn golden.
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and fry it till the raw smell is gone. Fry the tomatoes and add some salt and garam masala until they break down. Stir until the mixture forms a paste leaving the sides.
  5. Pour water and cook until the mixture thickens. Keeping the flame low, add the spinach puree.
  6. Continue to mix and cook for about 2-3 minutes until the bubbles start to appear. Add the paneer cubes and mix well. Tastes best when served with naan, rotis or rice.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 3

Nutritional Facts Per Serving
Calories :212 kcal
Total Fat13 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol8 mg
Sodium216 mg
Total Carbohydrate16 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Sugars7 g
Protein9 g
Vitamin A213.12 μg
Vitamin C 127.05 mg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)0.14 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.21 mg
Vitamin B120.21 μg
Folate Equiv97.24 μg
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.03 mg
Vitamin B60.34 mg
Vitamin D1.50 μg
Vitamin K171.86 μg
Vitamin E3.30 mg
Calcium111.22 mg
Iron2.23 mg
Potassium588.03 mg
Magnesium66.59 mg
Phosphorus171.50 mg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Total FatLess than65g80g
Saturated FatLess than20g25g
CholesterolLess than300mg300 mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g375g
Dietary Fiber25g30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4


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