Creamy Spinach

My mom is here and this is the recipe I learnt from her during her visit. It was an instant hit with everyone at my home including the kids. So love it...

Preparation Time: 15-20 min
Cooking Time: 15-20 min
Serves: 5-6


1 tblsp self raising flour(Maida)
2 cups milk
1 tsp butter
2 bunches of spinach - cut fine
1 block (about 200-250gm) Indian cottage cheese (Paneer) - crumpled
1 large Onion - cut small
1 tsp cumin (Jeera)
2 tomatoes - cut fine
1/4 tsp turmeric (haldi)
2 tsp Kitchen King masala
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
1 tsp oil
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste


  1. Roast 1 tblsp maida in 1 tsp butter.
  2. Take the roasted maida in a cup and add 1/4 cup milk and mix till there are no lumps. Keep aside.
  3. Heat about 1 tsp oil and add jeera. Let it splutter. Fry onions till golden.
  4. Add tomatoes and fry till done. (It becomes all mushy and changes color slightly.
  5. Add turmeric, Kitchen king masala, garam masala, sugar and salt.
  6. Add the chopped spinach. Let it soften.
  7. Add the maida-milk mixture (prepared earlier) to spinach in wok. Add 3/4 cup milk and keep stirring.
  8. Add crumpled paneer. Mix well.
  9. Add milk based on consistency needed. Serve with roti/parantha.

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