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Authentic Saag Paneer

Updated: Sep 23

Saag paneer is a classic Indian dish of cooked spinach and sarson ka saag with cubes of fried paneer cheese. Thickened with cream or coconut milk, it's a hearty and filling vegetarian meal.

Cuisine: Indian Course: Main Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 Min Cook Time: 30 Min Total Time: 40 min.

Nutritional Info: Serving Size: 1/2 Cup

Calories: 170 Carbs: 8g. Fat: 13g. Protein: 4g

Ingredients:

  • 1 Bunch Saag (Sarson Ka Saag)

  • 1 Bunch Spinach

  • 2 Pieces Garlic Cloves

  • 2 Pieces Ginger2 Green Chilies

For Gravy:

  • 2 Tablespoons Ghee

  • 1 Teaspoon Jeera

  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Ginger

  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Onion

  • /2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder

  • 2 Teaspoon Red Chili Powder

  • Salt as per taste

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala

  • 1 Teaspoon Jeera Powder

  • 1/2 Teaspoon Fennel Powder

  • 1 Tablespoon Corn Meal

  • Paneer Cubes

  • 1 Teaspoon Kasuri Methi

  • 1 Teaspoon Cream


Method:

  1. Boil 4 cups of water and add 1 teaspoon salt.

  2. Add 2 cloves garlic, 2 pieces ginger, 2 green chilies, 1 bunch chopped saag, 1 bunch chopped spinach, and blanch for 10 minutes.

  3. Take it to the jar and grind it into a fine paste. Keep the water aside.

  4. Heat 2 tablespoons ghee, add 1 teaspoon jeera, 1 tablespoon ginger, and sauté well.

  5. Add 1/2 cup chopped onions and sauté until light golden brown.

  6. Add 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 2 teaspoons chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala, 1 teaspoon jeera powder, 1 teaspoon fennel powder and mix all the masala well.

  7. Now add the saag paste. Mix well and cook for 10 minutes.

  8. Add 1 tablespoon cornmeal and mix well.

  9. Add saag blanched water and cook for another 5 minutes.

  10. Add 1 teaspoon butter and mix well.

  11. Add paneer cubes and mix well.

  12. Now add 1 teaspoon kasuri methi, 1 teaspoon cream, and mix well. Turn off the stove.

  13. Serve with Naan or Roti.


Watch the Video for Procedure:


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