Simple Saag Paneer

21 reviews

Warm, creamy & comforting. This saag paneer is so tasty & easy to make at home!


6 minutes

Prep time

14 minutes

Cook time

908 cal.

Per serving



Stovetop, Frying pan



Step 1

Cut paneer into 1 inch cubes.

Onion (yellow)

Step 2

Peel & finely chop the onion.

Spinach (chopped, frozen)

Step 3

Thaw the frozen spinach according to package instructions. Finely chop the spinach. Or pureé in a food processor. Set aside.

Olive oil

Step 4

Heat a drizzle of oil on a non-stick pan over medium heat. Add paneer in a single layer. Cook undisturbed, 1-2 min per side, until browned & crisp. Season with salt & transfer to a paper towel lined plate.

Ginger (fresh)
Garam masala

Step 5

Heat another drizzle of oil in the same pan over medium heat. Add the onion. Stir & cook for 1 min, until fragrant. Grate in the garlic & ginger. Add garam masala, salt, pepper & a pinch of turmeric if you have. Sauté 5-7 min until evenly browned.

Heavy cream

Step 6

Stir in the chopped spinach. Reduce the heat. Add 1-2 tbsp water & 2 tbsp heavy cream. Mix until well combined & creamy, about 2 min.

Step 7

Add in the paneer & mix.

Naan bread

Step 8

Serve with warm naan & enjoy!

Nutrition facts

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Energy908 cal.
Fat52 g
Carbohydrates78 g
Protein41 g
Fiber17 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Simple Saag Paneer" contains 908 Energy, 52 g of Fat, 78 g of Carbohydrates, 41 g of Protein, 17 g of Fiber.

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Simple Saag Paneer
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