How to make Paneer Mushroom in Palak Gravy -

Cottage cheese and mushrooms cooked in spinach gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Button Mushrooms (बटन मशरूम)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Paneer Mushroom in Palak Gravy

Paneer Mushroom in Palak Gravy Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paneer Mushroom in Palak Gravy Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 100 grams

  • Button Mushrooms 8-10

  • Spinach 2 bunches

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Gram flour (besan) 2-3 tablespoons

  • Thick yogurt 4 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoons

  • Green chillies 3-4

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red capsicum curls for garnishing


Step 1

Boil sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan, add spinach and blanch for 2 minutes. Drain, refresh in cold water and blend to a puree with ½ cup water.

Step 2

Heat oil in another non-stick pan.

Step 3

Put gram flour, yogurt, turmeric powder and salt in a bowl and mix. Add ½ cup water and whisk till smooth.

Step 4

Add cumin seeds to the 2nd pan and sauté till they change colour.

Step 5

Slit green chillies without cutting through and add to the pan. Add gram flour mixture and mix well.

Step 6

Quarter button mushrooms and add to the pan and mix well. Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 7

Cut cottage cheese in small cubes and add to the pan.

Step 8

Add spinach puree and mix well. Add garam masala powder and mix well. Adjust salt and mix again. Cook till the mixture thickens.

Step 9

Transfer the mixture into a serving bowl, garnish with red capsicum curls and serve immediately.

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