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Carbohydrates
12.5g / 15%
Protein
16.7g / 21%
Fats
24g / 64%
The energy content breakdown shows the amount of the macronutrients (i.e. carbohydrate, protein and fat) contained in one serving of the recipe and their relative contribution (in %) to the total energy content of the serving.

Nutritional tips

  • Choose tofu as an alternative to paneer
Indian Main Course

Palak Paneer Recipe

4
66Min
Medium
Palak Paneer is one of those dishes that can even turn a boring weekday meal into something to look forward to, especially if you love paneer! Chunks of soft cottage cheese, simmered in a mildly spiced, creamy spinach puree, offers a great balance of taste and texture. This nutritious dish is also one of the best ways to make kids eat their share of leafy greens without a fuss!

Ingredients

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4 Servings
+

This dish was made for 4 here

1  Sachet
MAGGI Masala-ae-Magic
2  Tablespoons
Oil
1  Teaspoon
Cumin Seeds
2 
Onion (Chopped)
1  Teaspoon
Ginger-Garlic Paste
2 
Tomato (Chopped)
500  gms
Spinach
2  Cups
Water
1  Pinch
Salt (To Taste)
2 
Green Chillies (Slit)
0.5  Teaspoon
Turmeric Powder
1  Teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder
250  gms
Paneer (Cut Into ½ Inch Cubes)
1  Inch
Ginger

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Nutrition Value

Energy
331.12 kcal
Carbohydrates
12.53 g
Protein
16.7 g
Fats
24.02 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

66 Minutes
Step 1
20 Min
Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. Palak Paneer Recipe
Step 2
10 Min
Boil the spinach in 1 cup of water till the leaves are wilted. Drain the water and grind the spinach leaves into a fine paste. Keep it aside. Palak Paneer Recipe
Step 3
20 Min
Heat oil in a karahi, add cumin seeds and when they splutter add chopped onions and fry till golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 5 minutes. Now add the tomatoes and sauté till soft. Palak Paneer Recipe
Step 4
5 Min
Add green chillies, turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Fry for a minute, till the masalas are well mixed. Palak Paneer Recipe
Step 5
10 Min
Add pureed spinach and the remaining 1 cup of water and MAGGI Masala ae Magic. Mix well, cover and cook for a minute on low flame. Add the paneer pieces, mix well and simmer for 5 minutes. Add salt to taste. Palak Paneer Recipe
Step 6
1 Min
Garnish the dish with ginger juliennes. Serve hot Palak Paneer Recipe
Palak Paneer Recipe

Step 1 of 6

Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list.

Palak Paneer Recipe

Step 2 of 6

Boil the spinach in 1 cup of water till the leaves are wilted. Drain the water and grind the spinach leaves into a fine paste. Keep it aside.

Palak Paneer Recipe

Step 3 of 6

Heat oil in a karahi, add cumin seeds and when they splutter add chopped onions and fry till golden brown. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 5 minutes. Now add the tomatoes and sauté till soft.

Palak Paneer Recipe

Step 4 of 6

Add green chillies, turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Fry for a minute, till the masalas are well mixed.

Palak Paneer Recipe

Step 5 of 6

Add pureed spinach and the remaining 1 cup of water and MAGGI Masala ae Magic. Mix well, cover and cook for a minute on low flame. Add the paneer pieces, mix well and simmer for 5 minutes. Add salt to taste.

Palak Paneer Recipe

Step 6 of 6

Garnish the dish with ginger juliennes. Serve hot

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S Sarbajit
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WOW....awesome

S Sowmiya
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Yes, very tasty this recipe

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