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Palak Paneer Salad | Indian Style Spinach Salad

A refreshing low calorie summer salad with goodness of Spinach , Cucumber and Tomatoes tossed with some crumbled paneer and crunchy peanuts. 
Course Salad
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Bachelor's Cooking, Basic, Diet, Summer, Weight Loss
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 87kcal
Author Muktha H S


  • 100 grams Chopped Spinach leaves
  • 1 no Tomato large ,roughly chopped
  • 2 no Baby Cucumbers, roughly chopped
  • ½ cup Fresh Cottage Cheese , crumbled
  • 2 tablespoon Peanuts , roasted and crushed
  • 1-2 tablespoon Raisins
  • 1 teaspoon Lime Juice squeezed
  • ½ teaspoon Salt or as required
  • ½ tablespoon Cooking Oil
  • ¼ teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin Seeds / Jeera Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Red Chilli Powder


  • Clean and Wash Spinach leaves in a running water, blanch and squeeze excess water. If using baby spinach , you can use directly without blanching.
  • Chop spinach leaves .
  • Add chopped leaves into a mixing bowl.
  • Chop 1 large tomato and 2 baby cucumbers ,add into the mixing bowl.
  • Add ½ cup of fresh  crumbled cottage cheese to the mixing bowl.
  • Now add in 2 tablespoon of roasted and roughly crushed peanuts.
  • Add 1-2 tablespoon of raisins.
  • Sprinkle some salt and squeeze in some fresh lime juice.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a tempering pan , add ¼ teaspoon of mustard seeds,allow it to crackle.
  • Add ½ teaspoon of Jeera/cumin seeds , once it starts to change colour. 
  • Turn off the heat.Now add sesame seeds and ½ teaspoon of red chilli powder to the seasoning.
  • Pour the seasoning over the prepared salad.Mix well everything and serve .



Calories: 87kcal