Ready in 20 minutes
A different and delightful creamed spanich dish that is easy to fix as well as pleasing to the taste. Great serverd with Tandoori Chicken.
"wow, a great recipe. It tasted fantastic even with lots of substitution: I didn't use half and half - just more yogurt, substituted chickpeas with haricot beans, memental for panir, fresh spinach for frozen. A great way to eat more yogurt and spinach."- ITcooking
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Thaw spinach. Place in food processor with its liquid and process until smooth. Squeeze out excess liquid.
Heat butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saut until translucent. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add garlic and cook for another minute. Add spices and cook until fragrant. Add yogurt, half-and-half, spinach, and drained chickpeas. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook until heated through. Add cheese cubes and continue heating until cheese is warm but not melted.
If Panir is unavalable any cubed mild white cheese may be substituted or it can be left out.
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oldsparky 3 months agoSmelled really good but didn't taste as good as id thought. Found the cheese at a punjab store.
Marc9852 5 months agoMade this with the Mujadarah rice and lentils and I thought I was looking at Holy Cows outside my windows. Very tasty and very authentic. Make sure to buy some Nan bread
annieiwachniuk 8 months ago
Rookkoor 10 months agoThis turned out great but I used fresh spinach which I placed cuisinart stalk and all.
lindadress 1 year agoGood!
Leahfiorella 1 year agoAll time favourite. This is also good with potato or fried tofu, especially if you have a hard time buying Panir locally.
Fawc 2 years agoThe family really enjoyed this we used a mini Swiss and it was good. The cubes of cheese melted to quickly so it was all mixed up but we all still really enjoyed the dish
ITcooking 2 years agowow, a great recipe. It tasted fantastic even with lots of substitution: I didn't use half and half - just more yogurt, substituted chickpeas with haricot beans, memental for panir, fresh spinach for frozen. A great way to eat more yogurt and spinach.
jmschaub 2 years agoI wasn't going to review this because I forgot to buy half & half and used 1%. Plus the spinach wasn't drained. So it was a bit soupy. But when reheating it and all that excess liquid was gone it was quite tasty.
Mz_Tao 3 years agoCrowd pleaser! I added tofu that I sauteed separately along with potatoes and used much more curry than called for along with the other spices.
Cyrano 7 years ago[I posted this recipe.]