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Saag Paneer | Sarson Ka Saag aur Palak Paneer

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Saag Paneer | Sarson Ka Saag aur Palak Paneer

Quick Tasty Simple Saag Paneer Recipe

  • Suitable for vegetarian

Palak Paneer Just Got Promoted to Saag Paneer.

  • 55 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy



Saag Paneer


For boiling 

Mustard leaves (सरसों पत्ते) – 1 large bunch/400 gms

Water (पानी) – 1 cup 

Spinach Leaves (पालक) – ½ bunch/200 gms

Bathua Leaves (बथुआ) – handful/100 gms

Methi Leaves (मेथी) – handful/50 gms

Radish Leaves (मूली पत्ता) – handful/50 gms

Turnip, large (शलगम) – 1 no

Garlic, chopped (लहसुन) – ½ tbsp

Ginger, chopped (अदरक) – ½ tbsp 

Green Chilli, chopped (हरि मिर्च) – 2 nos 

Chana Dal (चना दाल) – 4-5 tbsp/65 gms 


For Tempering 

Ghee (घी) – 2-3 tbsp

Cumin (जीरा) – 1 tsp

Green Chilli, chopped (हरि मिर्च) – 1 no

Ginger, chopped (अदरक) – ¾ tbsp

Garlic, chopped (लहसुन) – ¾ tbsp

Onion, chopped (प्याज़) – ½ cup 

Paneer, cubes (पनीर) – 400 gms 

Salt (नमक) – to taste

Chilli Powder (मिर्च पाउडर) – 1½ tsp

Coriander Powder (धनिया पाउडर) – 1½ tsp

Salt (नमक) – to taste

Butter (मक्खन) – 1 tbsp

Cream (क्रीम) – 2-3 tbsp



Wash and chop all the greens (mustard leaves, spinach, bathua, methi, radish leaves) along with the turnip.
In a pressure cooker, add water and turn on the heat. Bring it to a boil and add all the chopped greens and turnip. Drop in chopped garlic, ginger, green chillies, and chana dal.

Once the greens and turnip are cooked, pound them into a smooth paste using a masher. You can even use a mixer grinder.


Heat ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, chopped green chilli, ginger, and garlic. Saute until they release their aroma. Add chopped onions and cook until they turn golden brown. Add paneer cubes to the pan and Sprinkle some salt, red chilli powder, and coriander powder.

Add the pounded greens to the pan with paneer and mix well. Add butter and cream to the mixture towards the end, stirring gently.

Serve the Saag Paneer hot with roti or rice.

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