Saag Paneer Recipe saag paneer
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • 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
  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.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at