Paneer Methi Palak ( Low Calorie)


5/5 stars  100% LIKED IT    2 REVIEWS ALL GOOD

Added to 479 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 28441 times

A vegetable, usually made with lots of oil and butter is made healthy by cutting down on the oil used. Paneer providing protein along with methi and palak, which are rich in fibre and vitamin a makes this recipe a healthy version for all healthy buffs!!

Add your private note

Paneer Methi Palak ( Low Calorie) recipe - How to make Paneer Methi Palak ( Low Calorie)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
Show me for servings

2 1/4 cups chopped spinach (palak)
3/4 cup fenugreek (methi) leaves
a pinch baking soda
25 mm (1") piece ginger (adrak) , finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped onions
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
3/4 cup sliced low-fat paneer (cottage cheese)
2 tsp oil
salt to taste
  1. In a deep pan, cook the spinach and fenugreek along with water and 2 tsp soda bi-carb and cook on a slow flame until soft.
  2. When cooked, drain out the water and blend the leaves in a remove from the flame, drain out the excess water and blend in a mixer to a smooth puree.
  3. Heat the oil in non-stick pan, add the onions and saute on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the green chillies and ginger and saute again for a few seconds.
  5. Add the pureed leaves, paneer and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

  1. Health Information :
  2. Green leafy vegetables contain Vitamins A and C and iron and form an important part of a balanced diet.
  3. The paneer provides high quality protein.

Moong Dal Paratha 
Spinach Stuffed Parathas 

Nutrient values per serving
nergy 161 kcal
Protein 13.0 gm
Carbohydrates 20.1 gm
Fat 3.2 gm
Folic Acid 47.1 mcg
Vitamin A 3081.2 mcg

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.


Paneer Methi Palak ( Low Calorie)
 on 16 Mar 17 10:35 PM

i am confused is it a pinch or 2tsp of baking soda?
| Hide Replies
Tarla Dalal    Hi Aneka, It is a pinch as the recipe says.
17 Mar 17 08:46 AM
Paneer Methi Palak ( Low Calorie)
 on 19 Nov 14 06:35 PM

I love Palak Paneer....and adding methi to the recipe and use of low- fat paneer makes it more healthy and low in calorie...Perfect for weight watchers!