Indo-Pak Subcontinent, Vegetarian

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is a kid friendly dish that is mildly spiced and so yummy!

I love it meatless, but if you prefer to add meat, that works too!


Serves 4 when accompanied with a salad and Basmati Rice


  • 16oz spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Palak Paneer Mix
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 4 tablespoons ghee or butter
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 8oz Paneer Cubes
  • Heavy cream (optional)

Kitchen Equipment:

  • Blender


  • Rinse spinach leaves and then cook for 5-8 minutes in boiling water
  • Stop the cooking process and preserve the vibrant green color by submerging in ice water
  • Drain and set aside until cool
  • Blend to a puree in blender
  • In a pot on medium heat, add 4 tablespoons ghee or butter
  • In small bowl, add Palak Paneer Mix and 2 tablespoons of water and stir until it forms a paste
  • Add paste carefully to pot and stir until fragrant (less than a minute)
  • Add tomato paste and stir for another minute
  • Add spinach puree
  • Salt to taste
  • When mixture starts to bubble, it is ready
  • Transfer to bowl and serve with naan and Basmati Rice

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