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Easy Butter Paneer With Spinach

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 16 comments

Paneer makhani, or butter paneer, is a staple in America's Indian restaurants for a reason: it's hard to beat chunks of fresh cheese in a creamy, buttery tomato sauce. It's also drop-dead simple to make at home. More

Andrea Nguyen's Saag Soy Paneer

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

Tofu isn't necessarily one of the mainstays of the Indian pantry but soy paneer as it's known in India does make its way into quite a few dishes, including this Saag Soy Paneer, adapted from Andrea Nguyen's Asian Tofu. The tofu here stands in as a vegan variation of traditional paneer, a squeaky, mild fresh cows milk cheese. To mimic the texture and salty flavors, Nguyen soaks the tofu in salted water before drying and pan frying it. More

Kadhai Paneer (Stir Fried Cheese and Peppers)

Serious Eats Max Falkowitz 1 comment

[Photograph: Max Falkowitz] This is one of the simplest and fastest Indian dishes I know. Start to finish, you'll have dinner on the table in a little over half an hour. Cubes of cheese and strips of peppers are briefly... More

Dinner Tonight: Palak Aalu, Palak Paneer's Cousin

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 9 comments

The original goal was to make saag paneer (sometimes called palak paneer), an incredible Indian dish of spinach and freshly made cheese. It's time-consuming and not exactly a Dinner Tonight, but it would have been undeniably tasty. I was politely... More

Cook the Book: Paneer with Orange-Apricot Chutney

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

If you have ever eaten Indian food, chances are that you have had saag paneer. It's one of my favorite dishes—spiced, creamy spinach with chunks of a fresh cheese known as paneer. Paneer is so mild that it can easily... More

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