Creamy Saag Paneer Recipe

Creamy Saag Paneer Recipe
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How To Make Creamy Saag Paneer

Find new comfort food in the form of our Indian saag paneer! It’s loaded with seasoned spinach and cheese for a tasteful dish.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 50 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbspinach,chopped
  • 2tspdried fenugreek
  • 4tbspghee,or butter
  • 12ozpaneer,cut into small ½-inch cubes
  • 1yellow onion,chopped
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 1tspfresh ginger,minced
  • 2tspcumin
  • 2tspgaram masala
  • ½tspturmeric
  • ¼tspcayenne pepper
  • ¼tspkosher salt
  • cupscoconut milk

Instructions

  1. Add the spinach and fenugreek to boiling water, then cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Drain well, squeezing out as much liquid as possible.

  3. Chop the spinach finely.

  4. Add the ghee to a pan, then fry the paneer cubes until lightly browned. Remove from pan.

  5. Add in the onions, garlic, and ginger to the ghee, then cook on medium heat, stirring and cooking until wilted and translucent.

  6. Add in the spinach, cumin, garam masala, turmeric, cayenne pepper, kosher salt, and coconut milk along with the browned paneer.

  7. Cook uncovered for 10 to 15 minutes or until the coconut milk has cooked down, resulting in a thick green spinach sauce.

  8. Serve warm, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 417.59kcal
  • Fat: 35.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.28g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.04g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.42g
  • Fiber: 3.95g
  • Sugar: 4.14g
  • Protein: 15.62g
  • Cholesterol: 47.23mg
  • Sodium: 533.46mg
  • Calcium: 228.78mg
  • Potassium: 1015.04mg
  • Iron: 7.62mg
  • Vitamin A: 674.15µg
  • Vitamin C: 36.12mg
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