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Palak Saag Paneer

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Liesl Foote

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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

Servings:-4+
500 g spinach
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp butter
1 bulb red onion
230 g tomatoes
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp cumin seed
1 tbsp curry powder
1 tsp coriander powder
½ tsp chili powder
2 tbsp cream
1 pinch salt
250 g paneer cheese
  • Step 1/8

    • 500 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

    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 250 g paneer cheese

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

  • Step 4/8

    • 1 bulb red onion
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 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

    • 230 g tomatoes
    • 1 tbsp curry powder
    • 1 tsp coriander powder
    • ½ tsp chili powder
    • 1 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

    • 1 tbsp butter
    • 2 tbsp cream

    Mix in cream and butter

  • Step 8/8

    Serve warm with naan bread