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Easy Palak Paneer

Rated as 4.88 out of 5 Stars

"A delicious Indian dish, good on its own or served with rice or naan bread. Substitute tofu for paneer to make it vegan."
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59 m servings 195
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion until slightly tender, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, coriander, turmeric, garam masala, red pepper flakes, curry powder, cumin, and salt; cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Mix water, spinach, tomatoes, and ginger into the onion mixture; simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly, about 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer spinach mixture to a blender and blend until smooth.
  4. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir paneer until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir pureed spinach mixture into skillet with paneer. Cook until heated through, 3 to 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 195 calories; 9.4 16.3 14.6 11 773 Full nutrition

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Was very tasty. I omitted the red pepper flakes and added a few drops of lemon juice. I didn't have curry powder either.

Not contempt with just cumin I added Garam Masala and it was delicious, thanks!

good,. I only used one teaspoon of red pepper flakes, and it was plenty spicy for us. we all really liked it

Great flavor, really enjoyed. Did add more liquid to get the consistency I wanted.

Excellent flavor and so easy!

This was very good. I added about 1/2 cup of cream while blending it so it would not be as spicy. My Indian food loving family devoured it.