Indian, Panner, Side dish for roti, Spinach, Uncategorized

Palak panner/ Cottage cheese in spinach gravy

This is a gravy with whole goodness of spinach along yummy panner. This goes well with some hot rotis/ paratha.



Panner/Cottage cheese – 1/2 cup cubed

Palak/ Spinach – 1/2 cup packed

Onions – 1/4 cup chopped finely

Green chilli – 2

Garlic – 1 or 2 pods

Jeera – few

Garam masala – 1/2 tsp

Salt – as required

Oil – 1 tsp


  • Blanche spinach leaves. Add spinach leaves in boiling water for five minutes. Drain it and keep aside.
  • When it cools down grind along with green chilli and garlic.
  • Put the cubed panner in warm water till use.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add jeera.
  • When it crackles add chopped onion and sauté till translucent.
  • Add the ground spinach paste with required water, and garam masala.
  • Let it boil till raw smell goes. Add panner cubes and required salt.
  • Mix well. Let it cook for few minutes. Switch off.
  • Serve warm.



  1. Adjust green chilli as per spice required.
  2. This gravy is little thick,so adjust water accordingly.
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  1. My favourite vegetable

  2. Looks so green and pleasing….

  3. Lovely green!! I make it the same way , I don’t like adding too many spice powders in this dish except for garam masala 🙂

    1. Thank you Freda?… glad to know that you also do the same way… sometimes too much of spice can change the actual taste of the dish??

      1. yes totally, and I don’t find it necessary in this dish 🙂

  4. my daughter’s favorite….. healthy and tasty….

  5. Yum! One of my favourite dishes.

  6. Looks super delicious and lovely color ?

  7. Yum, spinach gravy! Looks delicious!

  8. One of my favourites!

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