Golden cubes of tofu, sauteed with mustard and coriander seed, replace paneer cheese in this nod to the classic Indian dish.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Press tofu.

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  • In a large cast-iron skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Add tofu and cook, turning, until golden brown, about 7 minutes. Transfer to a plate and season with salt.

  • Heat remaining oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until tender, about 5 minutes. Add ginger and spices and cook, stirring, until spices are toasted, about 1 minute. Add spinach and cook, stirring, until just wilted, 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Remove from heat and stir in yogurt. Season with salt and stir in golden tofu. Serve with rice.

Reviews (1)

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08/20/2012
Made this recipe tonight. I LOVE palak paneer but I'm going from a vegetarian to a vegan diet so I was anxious for a vegan version. I substituted the yogurt for a vegan sour cream and it tasted great!