Palak Paneer Rice.

If you are a fan of Palak paneer,you will definitely live this dish.

It’s a one pot meal and can be made in a jiffy,tastes yummy when served with raita and papad.


2 cups Spinach (Palak) roughly chopped.

2 Green  Chillies.

6 cloves Garlic peeled and chopped.

1 Onion chopped  finely.

1 Tomato chopped finely.

200 gms Paneer,cut into triangle pieces.

2 cup cooked Basmati Rice.

1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder.

1tsp Chilli Powder.

1 tsp Dhana Jeera Powder.

1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder.

1 tbsp Butter.

Salt to taste.

2 tbsp Cheese grated for garnishing.


Wash and blanch spinach with chillies in boiling hot water for 5 minutes,drain and give it a cold water wash.

Once cold add to a blender jar and make puree,keep aside.

In a pan heat butter,add a pinch of turmeric powder and chilli powder,add paneer pieces,saute for a minute.

Remove in a dish and keep aside.

In the same pan add garlic and sauté for a minute, add  chopped onions and tomatoes saute well,add chilli powder, dhana jeera powder and turmeric powder saute till oil starts separating, add pureed spinach and salt,saute well.

Now add cooked rice,mix gently cover and cook for 2 minutes,add paneer pieces and garam masala powder mix gently.

Remove in a serving bowl,top up with grated cheese and serve hot with raita of your choice.

Tip:Fried potacan also be added to this rice along with or instead of paneer.

Happy Cooking!!!


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