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Low Cal Palak Paneer Recipe

Low Cal Palak Paneer is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Friday, 26 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 2 bunches spinach, cleaned, shredded
  • 100 gms - Paneer made from cows' Milk
  • 1 Clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp - Ginger grated
  • 2 Green chillies finely crushed
  • 1/4tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/4tsp - Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - Wheat flour
  • 3-4 pinches Turmeric powder
  • 3-4 pinches Cinnamon Clove powder
  • 3-4 pinches Asafoetida powder
  • 1 pinch Garam Masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • How to Make Low Cal Palak Paneer:

    1. Wash and drain spinach.
    2. Boil in minimal water till soft and bright.
    3. Drain, cool, grind with flour, ginger, garlic and chillies.
    4. Heat a heavy or non-stick pan, add cumin seeds.
    5. When roasted, add asafetida and ground spinach.
    6. Add all other ingredients, except paneer and lemon juice.
    7. Stir, cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
    8. Add paneer and lemon juice, stir gently.
    9. Simmer further for 2 minutes.
    10. Pour into serving dish.
    11. Serve hot with wheat flour phulkas, or steamed brown rice.


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