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Friday, 23 October 2009

Saag Paneer

Saag paneer is one of the famous dish in all Indian Takeway. Its almost a fav dish of many. It is a very simple dish is cook, when you have all Ingridents handy. Here is the recipe just for you.

Ingredients :

Saag : 2 bunch
Paneer : 250 grms ( Cut into cubes)
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Garlic : 2 ( Crushed)
Ginger and garlic paste : 2 tsp
Big Onions : 1 ( medium size) ( Chopped finely)
Green chilly : 1 ( Sliced lenth wise)
Tomato : 1 ( Chopped finely)
Chilly powder : 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala : 1 tsp
Salt : To taste
Oil : To fry ( 2 -3 tsp)
Yogurt : 3 tsp
Water : !/4 cup

Preparation :

* First clean the saag leaves, and cut the bottom stem.

* Chop the leaves and keep it in a vessel, with very less water and cook for few mins. * Cover the vessel and cook. The saag leaves will shrink and at becomes soft. At this time, take out squeece the water from it firmly pressing it with your hands. Try to take out as much as water as possible. * Now take a pan, add oil and add the mustard seeds.
* Then add the crushed garlic and green chilly and fry for few mins. * Then add the chopped onions and fry till golden brown.
* Now add the ginger and garlic paste, and fry till the raw smell disappears.

* Then add the chopped tomato and fry till they are soft.
* Now add the chilly powder, garam masala and salt. * Then add the cooked saag leaves to the pan and mix well.
* Then take 1/4 water and add the yogurt and beat well. Add this mixture to it.
* Finally add the chopped paneer pieces to it. Mix everrything well, and cook for another 3 - 5 mins. Hmmmmmmm the yummy saag paneer is ready to e served. You could make it dry of little bit greasy. Well, have your way. It would really taste great anyway. It goes very well with plain rice or any Indian bread like Naan, capathi, Roti etc. ENJOY....


  1. Yummy paneer ....Looks delicious

  2. Wow yummmy looking paneer ...would love to try them soon

  3. I love paneer in any form, can have it anyday, urs look so yummy and healthy too..will surely try ur version and u got a very lovely blog and u present it also very well...

  4. I believe I would love this too! Full of aroma and flavour!

  5. Saag and paneer ...yummiest combo dear.

  6. Nice combo!!Looks awesome..Love panner in any form... and nice step by step prestentation..never tired this..will try soon.
    U have nice collection of recipes.I will surely be visitng your blog in future...

  7. spinach and paneer looks absolutely yummmm! lovely colour!!

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