In India, palak means spinach; Panir is a type of fresh, unripened cheese. It's logical, therefore, that palak panir dishes contain spinach and panir. Such dishes can include various other ingredients and be prepared in many ways. For example, palak panir pulau is a rice dish with spinach, panir, lemon juice and various seasonings like coriander, cayenne pepper, cumin and mustard. Palak panir sak contains finely chopped (sometimes pureed) spinach and chiles along with various seasonings and fried cubes of panir.