Palak Paneer Tofu

Palak paneer made more nutritious with the addition of tofu.Palak paneer made more nutritious with the addition of tofu. This vegan saag paneer has pan fried tofu cubes that stand in for cheese and are smothered in spicy curried spinach and coconut milk mixture. It is pretty simple to make as well as healthy because it doesn't need any cream in this. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Palak Paneer Tofu
Main Ingredients Fresh spinach puree , Paneer (cottage cheese)
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Palak Paneer Tofu

  • 1 cup Fresh spinach puree
  • 100 grams Paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 100 grams Hard tofu
  • 1 Thick slice Silken tofu
  • 1/2 teaspoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic chopped
  • 2 medium Onions chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Green chillies chopped
  • 6-8 Black peppercorns
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Garam masala powder


  1. Heat oil in non stick pan, add cumin seeds and garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Add onions and sauté till well browned.
  3. Cut hard tofu, silken tofu and paneer into squares.
  4. Add green chillies, black peppercorns, paneer, hard tofu, salt, spinach puree and 4-5 tbsps water to the pan. Mix and add garam masala powder. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add silken tofu and mix gently. Cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  6. Serve hot with chapatti.

Nutrition Info

Calories 804
Carbohydrates 43.8
Protein 47.6
Fat 51.2
Other Fiber Iron-12.7mg