Saag Paneer


A curry-house classic and nutritious to boot!

Equipment required:
A non-stick frying pan to fry the paneer is helpful.



  1. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wide, lidded pan. Fry the cubes of paneer on each side until browned. Remove and reserve.
  2. Heat more oil in the pan. When very hot put in the chillies and stir until the chillies darken. Add the onions and fry, stirring constantly until they are brown.
  3. Add the spinach and salt, cover and wilt the spincach. Stir once, reduce the heat and simmer for approximately 25 minutes.
  4. Uncover and cook, stirring until excess liquid is gone.
  5. Season to taste with garam masala and cayenne, mix in the paneer and serve.