Palak Paneer Stew Recipe

Palak Paneer Stew is a popular Indian dish made with spinach and paneer (Indian cottage cheese). This hearty stew is packed with flavors and nutrients. The spinach is cooked with aromatic spices and blended to create a smooth and creamy base. The paneer is added to the stew, giving it a rich and creamy texture. This dish is perfect for vegetarians and can be enjoyed with rice or naan bread.

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Ingredients for Palak Paneer Stew Recipe

  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tablespoon Grated Ginger
  • 1/4 tablespoon Minced Garlic
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Onions
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Spinach Leaves
  • 50 gram Paneer, Cubed
  • 1/2 tablespoon Fresh Cream

Directions: Palak Paneer Stew Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, ginger, and garlic. Saut茅 until fragrant.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped onions and cook until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Cook until the tomatoes are soft.
  • STEP 4.Add spinach leaves and cook until wilted.
  • STEP 5.Allow the mixture to cool slightly and then blend it to a smooth paste.
  • STEP 6.Return the mixture to the pan and add paneer cubes. Cook for a few minutes until the paneer is heated through.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh cream and serve hot with rice or naan bread.

Cooking Tips

  • You can blanch the spinach leaves before adding them to the stew to retain their vibrant green color.
  • If you prefer a spicier stew, you can add more red chili powder or green chilies.
  • To make the stew more creamy, you can add a tablespoon of cashew paste or cream.

Storage and Serving

  • Palak Paneer Stew can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the stew on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the stew hot with rice or naan bread for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
218
calories per serving
13 g Fat13 g Protein12 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    13g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    12g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    12g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    13g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    320mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    1914mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    112mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    45mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    87mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    225mg
  • Selenium
    16mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp