Palak paneer is a great combination of palak which means spinach and paneer which means cottage cheese.Spinach is rich in vitamins A,C and K, magnesium, iron and also provides protein and minerals.Spinach is a superfood. Spinach also contains fiber, phosphorus and thiamine.
Spinach is good for healthy skin and hair too. The possible health benefits of consuming spinach include improving bone health and lowering the risk of cancer.
Paneer is called cottage cheese. Paneer does not have its own specific flavor. But it is high in protein and calcium.paneer is fresh Indian cheese which is used in many dishes.
Palak paneer is a North Indian dish. which is made with palak ( spinach),paneer( Indian cottage cheese),onion, tomato, garlic and other spices. It is green gravy with paneer cubes. You can use pan fry paneer too but I like smooth and soft paneer so I never fry paneer.
Palak paneer is my son’s favorite food and he eats spinach in only this dish. He also helps me remove the stem of the spinach and; he enjoys doing the work for palak paneer. You can serve it with roti, paratha,naan or rice.
There are so many different styles of Palak paneer. But I am used to this simple and easy recipe.