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Ayurveda Probiotic Spinach Paneer Recipe (Ayurveda Saag Paneer Recipe)

nutrition recipes Jun 16, 2021
Ayurveda Probiotic Spinach Paneer Recipe (Ayurveda Saag Paneer Recipe)

Spinach Paneer Recipe


Spinach paneer also known as saag paneer, is a creamy spinach with paneer cubes (homemade cheese) and probiotic benefits.  It is an excellent vegetarian protein source and blood builder and is recommended on a weekly basis for vegetarians. This is a very popular dish with kids and served in every indian restaurant. The creamy texture of spinach with paneer is delicious. Plus, this version of the recipe provides you a healthy dose of probiotics for enhanced gut health and immune boosting!



  • 1 large container-16oz size of spinach (or 2  large bunches of spinach)

  • 1 bunch greens of choice (collards, kale, chard, avoid spicy greens like mustard)

  • ½ bunch of flat leafed Italian parsley

  • 1 stick cinnamon

  • 2 Tbs ghee

  • 1 Tbs olive oil

  • 1 Tbs cumin seeds

  • ½ tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 Tbs chopped fresh ginger

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup fresh made yogurt (or plain full fat yogurt from store)

  • 1+ cup cubed fresh made paneer (or can purchase from store)



  • chop greens to bite-sized pieces

  • cube paneer to bite-sized pieces

  • Sauté ghee in large frying pan or wok on medium heat

  • Once melted, add olive oil

  • Add all spices (except salt) in above order

  • Add all greens and cover with lid on medium low

  • Cook until greens reach their peak brightness

  • Turn heat to low

  • Remove cinnamon stick

  • Add salt

  • Blend greens with hand immersion blender in pan (no need to remove)

  • Add cubed paneer

  • Cover, cook on low 2 minutes

  • Uncover

  • Let cool few minutes

  • Stir in yogurt



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