saag paneer

Saag Paneer Recipe

Saag Paneer Recipe – How to make the perfect Saag Paneer

Saag Paneer is a delicious and healthy recipe. We all know it so well that Saag is the most popular and relished North Indian recipe prepared using the winter greens. But today we are sharing a little uncommon and unique recipe of Saag paneer with you. Surprised? You would have never seen anybody making saag with paneer or in any restaurant’s menu. Try making this recipe of Saag paneer yourself and believe me, the recipe will definitely came out just perfect. Everyone at ou home will just relished this lip smacking dish.

With the arrival winters, we get green leafy vegetables in abundance. So,we are using these greens for making today’s dish – Saag Paneer. We have used sarso leaves, spinach, fenugreek leaves and radish leaves for making the dish. But you can omit the use of any of the greens as per your taste. You can also add bathua to the dish. So, here is new version of Saag paneer recipe for you all. Try making this dish at your home and surely you and your family will love it too. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

1.  Let’s start with chopping all the greens. Then thoroughly wash the sarso leaves, radish leaves, spinach and fenugreek leaves, separately, place them in a colander to dry completely.


2.  Rinse the tomatoes-green chilies and place them in a mixture jar to make a fine paste.


3.  Cut paneer in small chunks as well.

Making:

4.  Pressure cook the chopped leaves with ½ to ¾ cup of water. Let the leaves simmer until it whistles once. After this turn off the flame and let the steam escapes on its own.


5.  Let the veggies cool down and then grind them finely in a mixture jar.


6.  Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan or wok and stir fry the paneer chunks until they become little brown on both sides. Drain out the fried chunks on kitchen paper towel to remove excess oil.


7.  Add 2-3 tbsp oil more in the same pan along with cumin seeds. When the seeds crackles add asafoetida, ginger paste, coriander powder and chickpea flour to it.


8.  Saute the spices for few seconds and add tomato-green chilly paste to the pan, followed by red chilly powder.


9.  Stir fry the masala until you see oil separating from the edges of the masala.


10.  Now add the green veggies paste and salt to the masala. Stir everything really well.


11.  When you see a gentle boil in the gravy, add the paneer chunks and chopped green coriander to it.


12.  Cover and let the sabzi simmer for 4-5 minutes on low flame. Devouring saag paneer is now ready to serve. Transfer the sabzi to a serving bowl.

Serving:

13.  Garnish the sabzi with coriander sprigs and 1-2 tsp ghee and serve this delectable and delicious saag paneer sabzi with any Indian bread i.e roti, parantha or naan and relish eating. Infact, it goes well with rice too.

 

Saag Paneer Recipe saag paneer
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Sarso leaves - 250 grams
  • Radish leaves - 2 to 3 radishes leaves
  • Spinach leaves - 250 grams
  • Fenugreek leaves - 125 grams
  • Green coriander - 50 to 60 grams
  • Green chilly - 2
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Paneer - 200 grams
  • Tomato - 3 (200 grams)
  • Chickpea flour - 3 (200 grams)
  • Salt - 1 tsp or as per taste
  • Ginger paste - 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder - ¼ tsp
Instructions
  1. Let’s start with chopping all the greens. Then thoroughly wash the sarso leaves, radish leaves, spinach and fenugreek leaves, separately, place them in a colander to dry completely.
  2. Rinse the tomatoes-green chilies and place them in a mixture jar to make a fine paste.
  3. Cut paneer in small chunks as well.
  4. Pressure cook the chopped leaves with ½ to ¾ cup of water. Let the leaves simmer until it whistles once. After this turn off the flame and let the steam escapes on its own.
  5. Let the veggies cool down and then grind them finely in a mixture jar.
  6. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan or wok and stir fry the paneer chunks until they become little brown on both sides. Drain out the fried chunks on kitchen paper towel to remove excess oil.
  7. Add 2-3 tbsp oil more in the same pan along with cumin seeds. When the seeds crackles add asafoetida, ginger paste, coriander powder and chickpea flour to it.
  8. Saute the spices for few seconds and add tomato-green chilly paste to the pan, followed by red chilly powder.
  9. Stir fry the masala until you see oil separating from the edges of the masala.
  10. Now add the green veggies paste and salt to the masala. Stir everything really well.
  11. When you see a gentle boil in the gravy, add the paneer chunks and chopped green coriander to it.
  12. Cover and let the sabzi simmer for 4-5 minutes on low flame. Devouring saag paneer is now ready to serve. Transfer the sabzi to a serving bowl.
  13. Garnish the sabzi with coriander sprigs and 1-2 tsp ghee and serve this delectable and delicious saag paneer sabzi with any Indian bread i.e roti, parantha or naan and relish eating. Infact, it goes well with rice too.

 

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