Saag Paneer/Tofu

Creamy Spinach with Paneer/Tofu

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      15 min

Appears in
Instant Indian: Classic Foods from Every Region of India Made Easy in the Instant Pot

By Rinku Bhattacharya

Published 2018

  • About

Saag Paneer is a soulful, homestyle dish, particularly favored on winter tables in India. There are many ways of making this dish and this particular recipe is something that I tasted in a small homey restaurant in the mountain regions of Uttarkhand. My vegetarian daughter is especially fond of it. She won’t eat it with paneer, but she does like the vegan version made with tofu. Using frozen spinach for this recipe is a perfectly viable option, but it is important to squeeze out the excess