4-6 servings
    Indian Saag Paneer Recipe

    Indian Saag Paneer Recipe

    Paneer Cheese in Spinach Puree

    Indian Saag Paneer Recipe one of a plethora of recipes on the internet.  This recipe comes from India and taste as authentic as it gets in America.  Indian creamed spinach and a cheesy paneer curry, no matter what I call it, it is an easy spinach curry dish. I always order in one of my favorite Indian restaurants!

    Indian Saag Paneer Recipe

    14 oz. paneer, cut into small cubes

    Vegetable oil

    1¾ lb. spinach, well washed and drained

    Knob of ghee

    4 oz. ghee or butter

    1 teaspoon cumin seeds

    2 to 3 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely chopped

    2 teaspoons ground coriander

    1 teaspoon red chilli powder


    4 oz. heavy cream

    Fry the cubes of cheese in a little oil until they are golden on all sides, then put aside in a bowl.  Stir-fry the spinach with a knob of butter or ghee, then chop in a food processor. Set aside in a bowl.

    Rise out the pan and dry. Heat the ghee, add the cumin seeds and as they crackle stir in the chopped garlic and sauté  until it is golden brown.

    Add the coriander, chili powder and spinach puree.  Season to taste with salt and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring all the time.

    Add the cubes of paneer and simmer gently to heat through.  Stir in the cream and serve piping hot with fragrant basmati rice.

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