Spinach Cottage Cheese Curry

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15 min


5 persons




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Spinach cottage cheese curry is a dish, which is popular in the North India. You can eat it as an appetizer or a snack, but it is also possible to cook it as a side dish or a main dish. The cooking time does not take it longer than 15 minutes. This Indian dish is healthy and easy to cook. So, try it right away!


  • spinach : 1 bunch
  • cottage cheese : 200 g (paneer)
  • cumin seeds : 1 Tbsp
  • onion : 1 piece (sliced)
  • tomatoes : 1 piece (finely chopped)
  • green chilies : 1 piece (finely chopped)
  • garlic : 1 Tbsp (smashed)
  • Powdered coriander : 1 Tbsp
  • turmeric powder : 0.25 tsp
  • garam masala : 1 Tbsp
  • salt : 0.5 tsp (to your taste)
  • oil : 1 Tbsp
  • sugar : 0.5 tsp
  • ghee : 2 Tbsp
  • water : 1 Tbsp (or as much as needed)

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Stages of cooking

  1. Take paneer and cut it into several triangles. 

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  2. Shallow fry them afterwards.

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  3. Wash the spinach and boil it until it becomes soft. Then grind it in a mixer.

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  4. Take a frying pan and heat oil and ghee in it. Add chopped onion, salt, cumin seeds and garlic. Sauté the ingredients together until they become soft.

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  5. Now, add tomato, green chili and turmeric powder. Keep sautéing for several minutes more.

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  6. Then add coriander powder and mix the ingredients. After that, add spinach puree and mix once again. Add water if needed.

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  7. The next step is adding chili powder, sugar and garam masala. Mix all the ingredients one more time.

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  8. Finally, add lemon juice and fried paneer mix. Turn off the heat and serve hot with rice or chapatti. Enjoy!

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