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3 Mins. Palak/Spinach Sabzi


This is a classic 3 mins. healthy palak/spinach sabzi which is served as a side dish like raita and salad.

Raita Means - "an Indian side dish of yogurt containing chopped cucumber or other vegetables, and spices".


  • Spinach/ Palak - 2 cups
  • Black Pepper powder - 1 tsp.
  • Chili Flakes few
  • Oil - 1tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice - 3 tsp.


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over high heat. When hot, add spinach and cover with lid. 
  2. Stir spinach after 1 minute and replace lid.
  3. Cook 2 minutes more until wilted but still bright green
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste
  5. Spice up by adding 1/4 tsp. hot chili flakes and 1 tsp. lemon juice after first minute of cooking

Serve : Serve with rice or roti.

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Palak Paneer / Spinach and Cottage Cheese Curry


  • 1 bunch Palak leaves Washed
  • 100 gms Paneer / Cottage Cheese
  • 2 Onions -chopped
  • 2 small Tomatoes - chopped
  • 2-3 Black Pepper 
  • 1 tsp Jeera / Cumin Seeds 
  • 1 tsp Saunf / Fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp Dhania / Coriander seeds Powder
  • 2 Cloves
  • 5-6 Garlic flakes
  • 1' Ginger grated
  • Everest Kitchen King Masala - 2 tsp Mixture of many Indian spices - Available in Indian store)
  • Haldi/Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil / Butter
  • Salt to taste

Time Required: 25-30 mins


Step 01) Take a large frying pan add a cup of water and allow the water to boil and then add spinach leaves for about 7-8 mins and transfer it to colander and place it under running water for immediate cool down and churn in to puree

Step 02)  In the same pan add cloves, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, coriander seeds and black peppers and roast them nicely  and grind the the spices in blender

Step 03)  Mince garlic flakes and ginger and keep aside.

Step 04) Heat oil in a pan, add the paneer/cottage cheese cubes fry for about 2 mins and transfer out on a paper towel to absorb excess oil.

Step 05)  In the same pan, add finely chopped onions fry till it turns to golden brown

Step 06)  Then add finely chopped tomatoes fry for 3-4 mins.

Step 07) Then add ginger & garlic paste and the blended mixture of dry roasted spices. Fry for another 2 mins.

Step 08)  Add turmeric and Everest kitchen king masala.

Step 09)  Now add the spinach puree, add water to make medium consistency gravy and salt to taste. 

Step 10)  Let it boil after 5 to 6 mins add paneer cubes. Simmer the gas and cook for another 5 mins.

Serving:  Serve hot with phulkas/ roti/ chapati. 

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