Saag Paneer Recipe

Saag Paneer Recipe
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Cottage cheese is cooked with a melange of fresh winter greens including spinach, mustard greens, fenugreek leaves, chenopodium and purslane to make this delicious North-Indian dish. The leaf-based dish can be savored with roti or naan.
Saag Paneer Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 5.1 / 10 (8 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 lb Frozen spinach, thawed
  • 6 oz Cheese
  • 1 Large onion
  • 1 oz Fresh ginger
  • 1 Cup plain yogurt
  • 6 Cloves garlic
  • 4 oz Buttermilk
  • 2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 Cup half and half
  • 2 tsp Red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
How to make Saag Paneer:
  • Grind the onion, garlic, and ginger to make a fine paste.
  • In a medium saucepan, combine the paste, spinach, yogurt, buttermilk, chili powder, and garam masala, mix well.
  • Simmer at medium flame for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Mash all the ingredients properly with a potato masher.
  • Add the half and half and simmer till the mixture has a creamy consistency for about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Add cheese and salt to saag panir and simmer for about 5 minutes.