Saag paneer makes great leftovers. © 2011-2020 - Chef De Home. Thank you. Now, add onion and garlic and saute until onions are soft (2-3 minutes). Your email address will not be published. Add in coarse pureed spinach, remaining spinach (chopped) with 1/4 cup of water and bring to boil. So convenient! Give it a stir, cover, and cook for 4 minutes on medium heat. Cook on high flame tossing the paneer every 30 seconds until they are crisp on the outside. Homemade Restaurant-Style Indian Garlic Naan. I hope you find more inspiration on the blog. Freeze the curry without paneer in a freezer-safe container for up to 3 months. I like your vegan touches to palak saag paneer. I don't see that step listed. If using fresh … Use ½ tablespoon ginger pate for fresh ginger. Join us: Weekly Newsletter, If you have ever ordered veggie thali (plate), I bet you are not new to flavor of that creamy Saag Paneer. Just like you get at a restaurant. Off to browse more of your blog :). Raw spinach has this bitter after taste that after even being cooked in curry I could taste it. :). Indeed, Tofu makes good replacement for paneer-cheese. I’m that girl who gets a giant plate of palak paneer … Facebook, I'm glad you guys enjoyed. However, if you are in hurry and love spinach no mater what? We never get bored of this spinach paneer curry. (because I like ginger) and used cayenne for the chili powder. Isn’t that great!!! Mandy, I'm happy to hear your family enjoyed palak paneer this much. Oh, Savita! It will be then more smooth in texture. I'm always impressed when someone shares a delicious plate of my fav food with me. How to make Palak Paneer Recipe (Restaurant style) Take sliced onions, green chili, cashew nuts and 1 cup of water in a saucepan and bring it to a simmer. I wanted to share a pic of it but I don’t see a place to do that: Frozen spinach works well too. It is true that both mean the same but there is a slight variation in the process. Sooooo good. 5 from 1 vote Servings: 6 It saves lot of time. However, I served it for dinner that night since had planned for dinner. Hi Amy, I'm glad you enjoyed. The spice level of this saag is 8 on 10. This recipe is awesome and I will use it again. Kurt says: April 29, 2020 at 2:51 pm Best home made recipe I’ve ever had thanks, it is just like a restaurant serving. Variations:Other than using boiled/thawed greens, Saag Paneer is very forgiving by nature. Add 2-3 tablespoons more milk to adjust the consistency. Then put a lid on the top and let it simmer. I made it with firm tofu instead of cheese and it was delicious! Hi Elise, Other half of spinach goes in when pureed portion is added, in step-6. Enjoy! I mean so so good that if we get there during lunch time, I have to eat a Thali (Indian Plate of food) with special Saag Paneer. One restaurant in that area makes killer Saag Paneer! Thanks for sweet feedback. So many options with home cooked meal. I often also use Mccormick medium hot Curry Powder. in same pan, add 1 more tbsp canola oil. Learn how to cook healthy meals at home that saves money. You may use a regular mixer grinder or a blender to grind everything. This has always been my go to dish when dining out in an Indian restaurant. If using fresh spinach, bring a pot of water to boil. Red onion? Homemade paneer is the best option, but it is not always feasible to make it. . And do you puree it at all before? Aah perfection! oh, and don't forget to serve Indian Naan bread on the side! Rich and creamy, made from spinach and the creamy Indian cheese, paneer, this curry is a healthy vegetarian dinner that you’ll fall in love with. I added minced ginger when stir frying the garlic etc. If you have a small processor, crush spinach in batches. If you are in mood to eat Indian for dinner, check a few of those recipes here. So those days if anyone is not ready to eat grass-food (that's what Vishal calls a vegetarian meal), then votes are counted for Paneer (the fav Indian cheese). If using frozen spinach, thaw it and squeeze of water and set aside. It is keto-friendly and fits well in a low carb diet. I have always cooked Saag Paneer with blanched (or in home-style - boiled) palak. Its a big hit with my kids too, which is the ultimate achievement. Learn how your comment data is processed. In a heavy bottom skillet, heat 1-2 tbsp canola oil, add paneer cubes and fry until light brown and crispy from most of the sides. I agree to receive email updates and promotions. I'm glad you enjoyed Palak Paneer. It is the worst-tasting substance on earth and basically ruins anything it touches. This recipe is a winner. I've used this recipe twice and its the simplest easiest and tastiest of the recipes online. I am sharing an easy trick to get preparations done under 5 minutes. I'm happy to share. I have updated the step, thanks for pointing out. DO NOT copy or re-use content/images/videos. Saag paneer is the perfect side dish for chapathi and phulka if you love palak and paneer. I tried this and it was the perfect texture and the flavors were great. I like your use of tomatoes with jalapeno too. Did I say Paneer??? Today I am sharing a recipe using palak aka spinach. With vegetarian protein from Indian Paneer (or tofu if using), it also has abundance of calcium, iron, folate and also Vitamin-C. A serving of saag paneer will serve at-least one good (or two) serving of veggies. I have shared many Saag recipes on blog already but most pictures were taken at night and are so old. Pause min Stop Start Timer. Required fields are marked *. For vegetarians, Saag Paneer is always one of the main vegetarian choice in Indian Buffets/Eateries. Pinterest Had to add extra curry powder and still didnt taste like much, though I was missing whole cumin seeds I still expected the curry flavour to come through more. Move to Step 2. Good idea! And of course, this Saag Paneer too. Hi Emily. So, friends! Isn't it? So, this Saag Paneer is actually adaptation my own recipe. Oh, and there is nothing special needed to make this curry. This stuff is freaking good! © Chef De Home. Filed Under: All Recipes, Curries & Vegetables, Indian Platter Tagged With: keto, low carb, paneer, spinachAugust 5, 2020, Your email address will not be published. Heat 1.5 tablespoons ghee in a pan, once warm add cumin and hing. Great flavors and pretty easy to make. Saag paneer is a combination of green leafy based gravy with paneer cubes (Indian cottage cheese). Remove from heat. PS: You can also use frozen spinach for this recipe. That attempt was an epic failure! These green leafy combination may be of spinach leaves, fenugreek leaves, … Add cumin seeds and let them sputter. Skipped the paneer all together and ate over brown basmati! It took me few attempts but picky eater in my home loved it. Now add bell peppers to the pan and stir well. Try it the next time you make this. :) Thanks for sharing you experience with us. Copyright © 2020 -2021 Notify me of follow-up comments by email. My blog is all about easy to make delicious meals with a twist. To soften it, cut it into cubes and place it in hot water for 10 minutes. To my surprise Vishal actually enjoyed the curry. I use shallots instead of onions in all of my dishes. That much and it is still an easy vegetarian main course! Craving for more? Furthermore, Paneer, the most amazing cheese in the world that doesn’t melt while cooking. I hope it helps. Thanks for letting me know. Steam it, grill it or sautee it. I blended it at the end, just before serving, and it had the texture of pureed spinach. which one do you use? No red chili powder used. By Khushboo Leave a Comment August 5, 2020 August 5, 2020. You could really finish the entire bowl on its own but I highly recommend pairing it with roti, naan, or steamed rice. Remove on paper towel and set aside. Love it! Home; About; Recipe Index; Home; About; Recipe Index; Home; Paneer subzi; Saag Paneer Restaurant style; Start Reading Mode. Cover and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat. Blanched Spinach Vs Raw Spinach for Saag Paneer? This recipe is Copyright of, (palak, fresh or frozen, I used fresh baby spinach), (grated, or 8 ounce can of whole tomatoes). After few minutes stir in yellow corn flour aka Makki ka atta slurry to thicken the saag.