Saagwala sauce

This easy and versatile saagwala sauce goes well with many different foods. To make it vegan simply remove the yoghurt and add some more vegetables.

Saagwala sauce in bowl
SERVES4
TIME TO MAKE45 - 1 hour
MEAL TYPEDinner
TIME TO MAKE45 - 1 hour
MEAL TYPEDinner

Try this delicious saagwala sauce recipe. Our recipe video shows you how to make it.

Method

  1. Heat oil in a large pot.
  2. Add onion and cook over a low heat until lightly browned and translucent.
  3. Add garlic, ginger, curry powder and garam masala. Stir and cook for a further 1 minute.
  4. Add tomato, spinach and water. Cover with a lid and cook over a low heat for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the spinach is very soft.
  5. Remove from the heat and stir through yoghurt.
  6. Serve or blend for a smooth sauce.

Serving suggestions

Make extra sauce to freeze for a quick meal in the future.

Add 2-3 cups of one of the following to the finish sauced for a meal:

  • diced paneer (Indian strained cheese)
  • haloumi cheese, grilled and diced
  • cooked shredded chicken
  • boiled and diced potatoes
  • cooked cauliflower

Gently heat for approximately 5 minutes or until hot through.

  • 2 tbsp
    oil
  • onion, peeled and finely diced
  • 3 cloves
    garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 tbsp
    ginger, chopped
  • 2 tsp
    curry powder
  • 2 tsp
    garam masala
  • tomatoes, diced
  • 600 g
    fresh spinach, washed and roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup
    water
  • 1/2 cup
    plain, unsweetened yoghurt
Per serve
  • Energy
    523kJ
  • Total Fat
    8.2g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.7g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    6.3g
  • Sugars
    5.5g
  • Dietary Fibre
    5.6g
  • Sodium
    38mg