Palak Paneer with Green Garlic Chives and Spring Onions
Saag Paneer/Palak Paneer with Spinach, Spring Onions, and Green Garlic
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

I learnt this wonderful recipe for Saag Paneer/Palak Paneer with Spinach, Spring Onions, and Green Garlic from Heena Jhanglani and it is set to become a staple in my home.

Course: Accompaniments, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Sindhi
Keyword: Palak Paneer, Saag Paneer
Servings: 4 People
Author: Aruna
Ingredients
  • 1 Large Bunch Palak Approx 250 gms
  • 1 Small Bunch Green Garlic, Hara Lahsun Approx 100 gms
  • 2-3 Spring Onions Approx 100 gms
  • 150 gms Paneer
  • 2-3 Slit Green Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Haldi
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to Taste
Instructions
The Prep
  1. Chop Paneer into 1" cubes.

  2. Chop the Palak to small pieces.

  3. Separate the tender garlic from the chives.

  4. Chop the garlic. Set aside.

  5. Chop the green garlic chives. Set aside.

  6. Separate the spring onion from the greens.

  7. Slice the spring onion. Set aside.

  8. Chop the spring onion greens. Set aside.

Making the Saag Paneer | Palak Paneer
  1. In a kadhai, heat the oil.

  2. Add the sliced spring onions and garlic pieces.

  3. Stir-fry till aromatic.

  4. Add the slit green chillies, green garlic chives, and spring onion greens.

  5. Stir-fry for about 1 minute.

  6. Add turmeric and stir-fry for a few seconds.

  7. Add the chopped palak and stir-fry till wilted.

  8. Add salt. Mix well.

  9. Turn off the heat and let the greens cool a bit.

  10. Using a bit of water, grind to a smooth paste.

  11. Transfer the paste back to the kadhai and stir-fry a bit.

  12. Add enough water to form a thick gravy.

  13. Add the chopped paneer and cook for a few minutes.

  14. Serve hot with rotis.