Vegan Saag Paneer

Saag paneer is a popular Indian dish made with spinach and cubed paneer cheese, and in this vegan version tofu is used instead of cheese. The tofu cubes are tossed in turmeric and fried until crispy, then mixed in with the spiced spinach mixture. Instead of yogurt, coconut milk is used to thicken it up a bit. Serve this flavorful dish by itself as a main, or as a side. It goes great with naan bread! Vegan Saag Paneer Recipe […]

Banana Curry

  Bananas are a healthy way to naturally sweeten your curry dish. In this yellow curry made from scratch, I use coconut milk, curry powder, turmeric, bananas and chicken drumsticks, carrots and spinach. Serve this healthy curry dish over basmati rice or your other favorite Indian side dish. Save the leftovers for lunch the next day. Banana Curry Recipe Ingredients 1/2 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 6 chicken drumsticks 2 tbsp curry powder 1 tsp […]

Saag Paneer

I love Indian food, but sometimes restaurant Indian is too heavy for a weeknight meal. Here’s a much healthier take on an Indian classic, saag paneer. (Fun note: saag actually just means “greens” in punjabi, whereas palaak means “spinach,” so technically this is both saag paneer and palaak paneer.) Usually creamy spinach with cheese, I substitute super-pressed tofu for the cheese to give protein and virtually the same flavor with a lighter touch.   The Magic Bullet really shines in […]