Palak Saag Paneer

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"You can substitute the paneer with halloumi and/or meat."

Difficulty

Easy 👌
10
min.
Preparation
25
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
250 g
spinach
1 tbsp
olive oil
½ tbsp
butter
½ bulb
red onion
115 g
tomatoes
1 cloves
garlic
½ tsp
cumin seed
½ tbsp
curry powder
½ tsp
coriander powder
¼ tsp
chili powder
1 tbsp
cream
½ pinch
salt
125 g
paneer cheese
  • Step 1/8

    • 250 g spinach

    Bring a pot of water to boil. Add spinach and boil until just wilted. Drain water, and set aside.

  • Step 2/8

    In food processor, process half the spinach until coarse pureed. Rough chop remaining half, set aside.

  • Step 3/8

    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 125 g paneer cheese

    in a fry pan, heat oil, add paneer cubes (or halloumi or chosen meat) and fry until brown.

  • Step 4/8

    • ½ bulb red onion
    • 1 cloves garlic
    • ½ tsp cumin seed

    In same pan, add more oil and cumin seeds and let them sputter. Now, add onion and garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes until onions are soft.

  • Step 5/8

    • 115 g tomatoes
    • ½ tbsp curry powder
    • ½ tsp coriander powder
    • ¼ tsp chili powder
    • ½ pinch salt

    Add tomatoes and the remaining spices with 1/2 tsp salt and saute for 3-5 minutes.

  • Step 6/8

    Add in coarse pureed spinach, remaining spinach (chopped) with 1/4 cup of water and bring to boil. Cover and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat. Remove cover, add butter, cream, fried paneer and remaining 1 tbsp oil, then cook for 5-10 minutes until very little water remind in spinach and colour of spinach has darkened.

  • Step 7/8

    • ½ tbsp butter
    • 1 tbsp cream

    Mix in cream and butter

  • Step 8/8

    Serve warm with naan bread

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