Instant Pot Saag Paneer

This mouth-watering saag paneer is a famous Asian cuisine, it is mainly cooked in India and all Indian spices make it even more delicious.

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Instant Pot Saag Paneer

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword cottage cheese, Saag Paneer, spinach
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 181 kcal


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp ginger chopped
  • 10 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 onions cut in large pieces
  • 9 ounce mustard leaves
  • 9 ounce spinach
  • 10 ounce cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp corn flour ground
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric ground
  • 1/2 tsp red chili ground
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Set the instant pot to sauté and let the oil heat. 

  2. Add cumin, garlic and ginger in the pot. 

  3. Add onions and sauté for 3 minutes.

  4. Add the spices in the pot. 

  5. After that, add spinach, mustard and water.

  6. Set the instant pot to “Manual” at high pressure for 4 minutes, release the pressure naturally for 5 minutes.

  7. Turn the pot off.

  8. Add corn flour and blend using an immersion blender to make it sooth.

  9. Switch on the pot and set it to sauté mode. 

  10. Add cottage cheese and sauté for 3 minutes. 

  11. Take out, serve and enjoy.

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