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Saag Paneer

Updated: Jul 17, 2022

Saag Paneer (4 servings)

1 hour prep + cook time


3 cups cooked rice

3 cups fresh spinach chopped

1.5 cups store bought masala

1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt

2 tbsp olive oil

1 thumb size ginger peeled and diced

6 cloves garlic diced

1 tbsp onion powder

1 package of paneer cubed

1 tbsp turmeric

1 tbsp red pepper flakes

2 tsp cumin

2 tsp coriander

1 tbsp Salt

Cover bottom of deep pan with a tbsp of olive oil. Add ginger, garlic, onion powder, and a sprinkle of salt and cook until mixture turns light brown. If spices start to dry up, add a tbsp of water and mix well.

Meanwhile, put tbsp of olive oil in a bowl with paneer, turmeric, pepper flakes, cumin, and coriander. Mix thoroughly and let marinate.

Add masala to the pot and 1/2 cup of water then mix well and let cook for another 2-3 minutes on medium heat. Add spinach and rest of salt and let cook until spinach cooks down. Add paneer and yogurt, cover and cook for another 5 minutes on low heat. Add rice, mix until incorporated, recover and cook for another 5 minutes. Serve hot and enjoy!

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