A tray of saag paneer
and a sizzling mixed grill goes past us and I get an intoxicating whiff of various spices.
ANIMAL KINGDOM That night, the rain falls hard as we eat chapatti, curries and saag paneer
while thunder rumbles in the distance.
I had a similar issue with two spinach-based dishes, saag paneer
and lamb pardesi.
Ingredients - to serve four 250g paneer, cubed, 5 tbsp rapeseed oil, 800g baby spinach leaves or 450g frozen spinach, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp turmeric, 4 fat garlic cloves, finely chopped, 2 tbsp plain yogurt, salt, 3 tbsp single cream.
The sundries on the night we visited were pilau rice, plain naan bread (a bit on the small side!) and there was also Saag Paneer
, or Indian white cheese cooked with spinach.
"Across the Table, Around the World: Spices of India" will explore regional differences, religious influences, and the modern dining experience of Indian cuisine with demonstrations of spice identification and preparation, flavor extraction, marinades, rubs, and cooking methods; make a recipe of saag paneer
, a classic spinach and cheese dish; appetizers, a glass of beer or wine, and package of garam masala spices included.
The phadari kofta is superb, as is the saag paneer
and appetiser vermicelli Williams and for the undecided the Pushkar panorama, a taste of all the veggie appetisers.
is a delicious and toothsome South Asian dish consisting of cubes of fresh cheese (that's the paneer) combined with greens (that's the saag) in a creamy sauce.
Order: 4 papadoms, lamb karahi, chicken tikka dhansak, saag paneer
, pilau rice, plain naan.
We shared a naan bread (PS2), pilau rice (PS2.10) and a saag paneer
The line is initially available in four savory and sweet varieties: Turkish Figs & Goat Cheese Hors d'oeuvres, made with Turkish figs, premium goat cheese and seasoned with cloves and fresh ground coriander; Dates, Tamarind & Walnuts Hors d'oeuvres, made with dates from Arabia, Tamarind pods from Africa and walnuts from Persia, blended with cinnamon, sea salt and a hint of red pepper; Crispy Samosas with Saag Paneer
, made with fresh spinach and paneer cheese; and Crispy Samosas with Vegetables, filled with a melange of fresh vegetables, lentils and mashed red potatoes.
This festive combo which is starting from 5th Jan and ending on 29th Jan includes Oye shava saag Paneer
, Shahi kofta, Daal makhani, Meethe Gud Bhare Chawal, Mirch Masala Parathas, Tilbhara sweet Tilbugga and Mast Kalandar's very famous Patiyala chaas, Raita, Salad.