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Vegan Palak Paneer with Tofu

Vegan Palak Paneer With Tofu

Tofu is blended so well with the other flavor in this dish that it is hardly detectable.

Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Indian
Diet Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4


  • 300 gr tofu (Use silken, soft tofu only!)
  • 500 gr spinach (I use fresh spinaches. Frozen are fine as well, no need to thaw)
  • 4 cm ginger (Use fresh ginger!)
  • 1 onion
  • 1 big clove garlic
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt


  1. Squeeze the garlic, chop the onion and the ginger very finely

  2. Pour them in a skillet to saute in a dash of warm extra virgin olive oil

  3. Wash the spinach and add them to the skillet, if frozen add them frozen

  4. Cover the skillet with a lid and let simmer until cooked 

  5. Drain the tofu and add it to the spinach

  6. Break the tofu with a wooden spoon and mix it to the spinach while it keeps cooking

  7. After further 5 minutes. Enjoy with some basmati rice