How to make Spinach and Paneer Frittata -

Italian omelette enriched with spinach and cottage cheese.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Spinach (पालक)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Spinach and Paneer Frittata

Spinach and Paneer Frittata Recipe Card


English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spinach and Paneer Frittata Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 100 grams

  • Spinach ½ medium bunch

  • Eggs 5

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Red capsicum ½ medium

  • Parmesan cheese powder 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Preheat oven to180ºC.

Step 2

Shred spinach leaves.

Step 3

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add spinach leaves and sauté for a minute. Add salt and crushed peppercorns, mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Transfer into a bowl and cool down to room temperature.

Step 4

Break eggs into the same bowl. Add salt, crushed peppercorns and chilli flakes and mix well.

Step 5

Cut capsicum into thin strips and cottage cheese into small cubes.

Step 6

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan. Pour the egg mixture into it and spread. Arrange capsicum strips and cottage cheese cubes on the eggs and sprinkle parmesan cheese powder on top. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Place the pan in the preheated oven and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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