Palak Paneer Bowl – A creamy, aromatic and healthy spinach gravy served with tender paneer or tofu. Palak Paneer bowl is one of the most popular saag paneer dishes that me and my family enjoys and you really have to give it a try!
I can tell you once you have tried this recipe, you’ll appreciate how light and subtle this green bowl of goodness is!!! The Palak Paneer bowl has magnesium, folate, vitamin A, vitamin K, potassium, calcium and so much more. So forget about the rich and creamy restaurant styled curry we’re all accustomed to, this is something you can enjoy without feeling the need of an extra gym workout after a meal :P
This Palak Paneer bowl a classic vegetarian Indian restaurant dish that’s quick and easy to make at home and relish it with your family and friends. This is a vegetarian dish (it can easily made Vegan by adding Tofu ) from the north of India and is enjoyed during cold weather. This Palak Paneer bowl is served hot with a tandoori selection, like Roti , Naan or boiled rice.
I have always loved this Palak Paneer dish since my childhood. This is the exact way my mom makes it and I have not changed a step ;) It is prepared by mixing paneer in a thick paste made from purred spinach and seasoned with garlic and other spices.
Spinach is a great source of vitamins and cottage cheese or paneer gives the calcium and protein. For more Spinach recipe try our Hara bhara kabab, Spinach pasta , Spinach fritters , Spinach smiles .
Here are some of the benefits of the dish.
1 Full of nutrition
2 Improves digestion
3 Beneficial for pregnant women
4 Full of protein
5Lowers blood pressure
Tips to make palak paneer healthy:
- Opt for low-fat version of Paneer/ cottage cheese.
- Add spices in moderation as palak tastes best without too many spices or herbs.
- Do not overcook spinach in order to preserve the nutrients in it.
- Do not fry Paneer or Tofu . you can just spray them with olive oil saute them.
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