Posted on Fri 26th March 2021
Saag Paneer- the perfect side dish to any curry. This rustic style, super green Saag is beautifully fragrant and full of natural goodness. Give it a try at home and let us know what you think.
300g paneer, cut in cubes.
½ onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
A thumb size piece of finely chopped ginger
1 green chilli, finely chopped
A handful of coriander, finely chopped
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
½ tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp garam masala
2 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
½ tsp chilli powder (or Paprika)
1 tsp cumin seeds
Add one tablespoon of oil into a saucepan over medium heat. Add the paneer cubes and cook for 2-4 minutes until golden brown. Set aside.
Using a saucepan on medium heat, add the chopped onions and cook for 4-5 minutes until soft and translucent, add the ginger and garlic next and cook for 2 more minutes. Add the spices starting with the whole cumin seeds, let it cook for an extra couple of minutes until the spices start releasing their aromas.
Add the spinach a little bit at a time and cook for 3-4 minutes until the spinach has reduced its size to less than half, season with salt, add the chilli and coriander and continue to cook for an extra 4 minutes to integrate all the flavours. Finally add the paneer cubes, mix everything together and serve.