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Posted on Fri 26th March 2021

Saag Paneer

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.

Cuisine

Indian

Time

25 mins

Servings

4 people

recipe

Ingredients

  • 500g spinach

  • 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

The Spices

  • 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

Method

Preparation

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Cooking

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.

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How to cook Saag Paneer