Zesty Silverbeet Curry With Golden Paneer

This beautiful curry is inspired by a traditional Indian dish called Saag Paneer which involves some kind of leafy green, cooked in a generous amount of ghee and topped with paneer which is an Indian cheese that holds its shape when cooked. With only a few spices, this vibrant dish relies on the ghee to make it creamy and full of flavour.
Serves:

2

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

20 minutes

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Zesty Silverbeet Curry With Golden Paneer

This beautiful curry is inspired by a traditional Indian dish called Saag Paneer which involves some kind of leafy green, cooked in a generous amount of ghee and topped with paneer which is an Indian cheese that holds its shape when cooked. With only a few spices, this vibrant dish relies on the ghee to make it creamy and full of flavour. Best served with some basmati rice or naan to scoop up the sauce, if you are looking for a tasty way to eat more greens, this recipe is a great one to try.

Zesty Silverbeet Curry With Golden Paneer

With only a few spices, this vibrant dish relies on the ghee to make it creamy and full of flavour.

Serves:

2

Prep time:

15 minutes

Cook time:

20 minutes

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 tbsp ghee
  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp garam masala 
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic 
  • 1 (3cm) piece ginger, grated 
  • 1 bunch kale OR silverbeet leaves, rinsed
  • ⅞ cup (200ml) coconut milk, canned
  • 400g paneer, chopped into cubes
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder 
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
METHOD
  1. Heat 3 tbsp of ghee in a large skillet over a medium heat. 
  2. Add in the coriander seeds and garam masala and cook, stirring until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add the onion, garlic and ginger and cook, stirring occasionally for a further 5 minutes.  
  3. Add the silverbeet or kale and leave to wilt. Remove from the heat and squeeze over lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. 
  4. Return the blended greens to the pan over a low heat and pour over coconut milk. 
  5. Meanwhile, heat another skillet over a medium to high heat and add 1 tbsp of ghee. 
  6. Toss the paneer in turmeric and salt and add to the pan to fry, tossing occasionally to ensure all sides are cooked, for about ten minutes. 
  7. Serve the greens mixture topped with paneer.
 
Notes
  • Dairy Free option: Swap the ghee for coconut oil.
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