Saag Paneer

Indulge in the rich and creamy flavors of Saag Paneer, a classic Indian dish made with spinach and paneer cheese. This recipe is a perfect blend of spices and flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. The soft paneer cubes and the spinach puree create a perfect balance of textures. It is a comforting and satisfying dish that can be enjoyed with rice or naan bread. Whether you're a fan of Indian cuisine or new to it, our Saag Paneer recipe is a must-try. It is easy to make, delicious and sure to impress your dinner guests.

How to make Saag Paneer


For 4 Servings:

2 tablespoons oil or ghee

1 onion, finely diced

2 cloves of garlic, minced

1 inch ginger, grated

2 tablespoons tomato puree (optional)

1 teaspoon cumin powder

1 teaspoon coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon garam masala

Salt to taste

2 cups of fresh spinach, washed and chopped

1 cup of heavy cream or full-fat coconut milk

1 cup of paneer cheese, cubed

Lemon juice or vinegar (optional)
Fresh cilantro or parsley for garnish (optional)

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Recipe Directions

1. Rinse and chop the spinach and wash it well.

2. Heat oil in a pan on medium heat, and add cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, and green chilies. Saute for a minute.

3. Add chopped spinach and stir it. Cook it for a few minutes until it wilts.

4. Once the spinach is cooked, add salt, coriander powder, cumin powder, and red chili powder and mix well.

5. Let the spinach cook for about 5 minutes or until the oil starts to separate.

6. Add cubed paneer and stir gently. Let it cook for about 2-3 minutes.

7. Add heavy cream and mix it well. Let it cook for a minute or two.

8. Turn off the heat, and garnish with chopped cilantro.

9. Serve the saag paneer with rice, naan or roti.

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