How to make Palak Paneer Quesadills -

Indo-Mexican fusion-palak paneer sandwiched between two tortillas to make this delicious quesadillas.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Spinach leaves (palak) (पालक के पत्ते ), Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर)

Cuisine : Indo-Mexican

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Palak Paneer Quesadills

Palak Paneer Quesadills 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Palak Paneer Quesadills Recipe

  • Spinach leaves (palak) blanched and chopped 1 cup

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 250 grams

  • Tortillas refined flour (maida) 8

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon + for drizzling

  • Cumin seeds ½ teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh cream 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Processed cheese grated as required

  • Mozzarella cheese grated as required

  • Tomato ketchup as required


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add spinach, mix and cook for 2 minutes. Add salt and mix.

Step 3

Switch off heat, add cream and lemon juice and mix well. Divide into 4 portions.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick tawa. Place each tortilla on it, one at a time, and spread a portion of the spinach mixture on top.

Step 5

Grate some cottage cheese over spinach, top with processed cheese and mozzarella cheese. Cover with another tortilla and drizzle some olive oil on the sides. Cook, flipping, till the cheese melts and both sides turn golden.

Step 6

Cut into wedges and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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