Saag paneer | How to make Saag paneer

By pallavi Nayyar  |  13th Feb 2018  |  
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About Saag paneer Recipe

It is a traditional receipe of Panjab. But here i make a twist in this. Which is a new Avatar of saag.

Saag paneer is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Saag paneer by pallavi Nayyar is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Saag paneer at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Saag paneer is a dish which comes from Punjabi cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 5 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Saag paneer takes 15 minute for the preparation and 90 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Saag paneer make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Saag paneer will be the best option for you. The flavor of Saag paneer is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Saag paneer at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Saag paneer

Ingredients to make Saag paneer

  • mustard leaves 500gm washed
  • spinach leaves 300 gm washed
  • fenugreek leaves 200 gm washed
  • green chillies 4 chopped
  • ginger 3 Inch long piece chopped
  • garlic 8 pods chopped
  • salt to taste
  • water 6 cups
  • For tempering:
  • ghee 5 tablespoon
  • garlic 5 pods chopped
  • ginger 2 tablespoon chopped
  • onion 1 large chopped
  • maize flour 1/2 cup
  • butter 5 tablespoon
  • paneer 250 gm
  • red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Rock salt 1 teaspoon

How to make Saag paneer

  1. Chop finely all leaves.
  2. Add water to a pressure cooker and let it boil. Add chopped leaves to it.
  3. Chop green chillies, ginger, garlic .add to boiled saag and add salt. Close the lid of pressure cooker.
  4. Cook on low flame for 1 hour or 10 whistles. When it is cool open the lid of cooker.
  5. Blend it with the help of blender and add maize flour slowly. Blend till it is fine puree.
  6. Now heat a pan add butter. Take paneer and cut into cubes and fry lightly from both sides. Remove it on kitchen towel. And sprinkle red chili powder and rock salt.
  7. Now in this pan add ghee and add chopped garlic, saute it.
  8. Add onion and ginger saute it till it becomes golden brown. Add this tempering to saag and mix well.
  9. Now cook the saag for 10 mintues and stir constantly. Add fried paneer.
  10. Your saag paneer is ready to serve. Serve it with maize flour rotis.

My Tip:

Adjust water and cooking time according to you.

Reviews for Saag paneer (1)

Mani Kaur9 months ago

I dont like ghee so can I use butter in the place of ghee?
pallavi Nayyar
9 months ago
yes , its your choice. Thanks for your rating

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