Saag Paneer - Physio Direct NZ

Saag Paneer


1 tsp. Turmeric

1/2 tsp. Cayenne Pepper

1 tsp. Salt

3 Tbsp Oil

350g Paneer

400g Spinach

1 Onion, diced

1 thumb Ginger, minced

4 cloves Garlic

1 Green Chilli

1/2 tsp. Garam Masala

2 tsp. ground Coriander

1 tsp ground Cumin

1/2 cup Plain Yoghurt

  1. Whisk turmeric, cayenne pepper, salt and oil together in a small bowl. Add cubed paneer and allow to marinate. Blanch spinach in boiling water, then blend until a paste or sauce forms
  2. Pan-fry marinated paneer on medium heat until browned and set aside.
  3. Sauté onions, garlic, ginger and chilli slowly until caramel coloured Add a little water to soften. Add garam masala, cumin, coriander and cook well.
  4. Add spinach and stir well. Add salt and half a cup of water, simmer with lid off for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat, stir through half a cup of yoghurt then return to heat and cook for a further 5 minutes. Stir through paneer.

Serve with rice or roti bread.

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