Paneer And Spinach Masala Curry

A great side dish, using the high-in-protein Indian cheese paneer. Bring delicious, authentic Indian flavours to your table with this simple recipe.

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Serves 2

2 tbsp. oil
400g fresh spinach leaves
400g paneer cheese, diced into 2.5cm cubes
1 jar Patak’s Tikka Masala Spice Creations 350g
½ teaspoon garam masala
Handful of fresh coriander, to serve
Naan bread, to serve


  1.  Heat the oil for deep frying in a heavy based   pan to 190°C or until a cube of bread browns in 30 seconds.

  2.  Deep fry the paneer for 2-3 minutes, until   brown on the edges (use a metal spoon to   stop it sticking to the pan). Set aside on   kitchen paper to drain.

  3.  In another saucepan, heat the oil and empty   contents of Patak’s Tikka Masala Spice   Creations cap and fry for 1 minute. Add the   sauce and simmer for 5 minutes.

  4.  Add the spinach and stir well. Bring to a   simmer, then mix in the paneer. Allow to   heat through for a few minutes.

  5.  Sprinkle with garam masala and fresh   coriander. Serve with hot naans.