Saag Paneer

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Time20 Min
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves1

Who wouldn’t like paneer packed with goodness? Saag Paneer is a creamy, flavorful, appetizing curry that is easy to prepare and sumptuously feasts your taste buds. With naan, paratha, or jeera rice, it’s the perfect pairing, with some cut onions and lemon- you're in for a palatable indulgence. Saag Paneer Ingredients are mostly spinach and paneer with added spice. We have to admit- spinach cannot

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre195 Cal195 Cal195 Cal195 Cal
  • 13gProtein
  • 10gFat
  • 14gCarbs
  • 14gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

1 teaspoon

Salt

Salt

0.5 teaspoons

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Red Chilli Powder (kashmiri)

Red Chilli Powder (kashmiri)

0.5 teaspoons

Mustard Seeds

Mustard Seeds

1 pinch

Red Dry Chilli Bydagi

Red Dry Chilli Bydagi

0.5 unit

Coriander Powder

Coriander Powder

1 pinch

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

1 pinch

Menu Item

Ginger Garlic Paste

Ginger Garlic Paste

0.75 teaspoons

Tomato Puree

Tomato Puree

1.25 tablespoons

Fruits & Vegetables

Onion

Onion

0.25 cups

Tomato

Tomato

1 small piece

Spinach W/o Roots

Spinach W/o Roots

35 leafs

Dairy

Curd

Curd

0.25 teaspoons

Paneer

Paneer

1 cup

Other

Water

Water

0.33 glasss

Garlic

Garlic

0.5 pieces

Green Chillies

Green Chillies

0.5 unit

Directions

1Onion Tomato Masala- Heat Oil in a pan. Put Ginger Garlic Paste and sauté.
2Add chopped Onion, Salt and sauté till Brown.
3Add Turmeric Powder and Red Chilli Powder. Cook for 1 minute.
4Add chopped Tomatoes and cook till mushy.
5Keep the Onion Tomato Masala aside for later use.
6Boil water and blanch the Spinach.
7Make a puree.
8Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard Seeds, whole Red Chilli Byadgi and chopped Garlic. Sauté until the Garlic turns Golden Brown.
9Add chopped Green Chilli and Ginger Garlic Paste. Saute a little.
10Add julienne cut Spinach and saute until the leaves release Water.
11Add Turmeric Powder, Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Powder and Garam Masala.
12Add Onion Tomato Masala, Tomato Puree, Spinach Puree and Salt into the mixture. Cook for sometime.
13Add Water and cook further.
14Add whisked Curd and finish with cut Paneer pieces.
15Serve hot.

Getting the best out of your Saag Paneer Recipe

How to make Saag Paneer finger-licking delicious? Here are some tips: For store-bought paneer, soak in hot water for 15-20 minutes. This gives you soft, supple paneer that will melt in your mouth. If you’re okay with that, use cream and sugar in your spinach dish to cut down on the bitterness quotient. Avoid using large stems or stalks of spinach (the bitterness!). Sprinkle vinegar and salt to rem

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