How to make Palak Paneer Paratha -

Spinach and paneer mixed together to stuff these delicious paranthas. Palak Paneer Paratha, combination of palak with paneer and spices makes a good filling for the parathas. a healthy Indian breakfast recipe as it is loaded with fibre, proteins and vitamins. It's very convenient to pack in a lunch box. Paneer paratha is quite tasty and finds a place on the menu cards of many restaurants. The combination of spinach and cottage cheese is very popular

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Spinach (पालक), Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads

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Palak Paneer Paratha

Palak Paneer Paratha Recipe Card


Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak Paneer Paratha Recipe

  • Spinach blanched and finely chopped 1 cup

  • Cottage Cheese grated 1 cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 2 cups + f

  • Ghee 1 tablespo + for cooking

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds roasted and crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Chaat masala ½ teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium


Step 1

Add salt to the wheat flour and knead into soft dough with sufficient water.

Step 2

Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a non stick pan, add ginger, cumin seeds and green chilli and sauté till fragrant. Add spinach and sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, crushed coriander seeds, salt, chaat masala and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Transfer this mixture into a bowl. Add paneer and onion and mix well.

Step 5

Heat a non stick tawa. Divide dough into equal portions and roll them into rotis.

Step 6

For each paratha, spread spinach mixture on one roti and cover it with another roti. Press the edges slightly to seal and roll it further into a paratha.

Step 7

Place a paratha on the hot tawa and cook for 1 minute. Flip and apply a little ghee, flip again and apply a little ghee on the other side too.

Step 8

Cook, turning sides till evenly golden on both the sides. .Transfer onto a serving plate and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.