The South Beach Gourmet

Recipes for the South Beach Diet

Thursday, July 27, 2006

Spinach Curry with Cheese, P1 (Palak Paneer)

A South Asian classic -

Spinach curry sauce
Mix together
-frozen chopped spinach, thawed
-1 jar tomato sauce
-1 can tomato paste
-2 tsp curry powder
-dash ground pepper
-2 T minced garlic
-1/2 cup water
-salt to taste
-1 T olive oil

-1 lb chicken, chopped into 1 inch cubes
-1 small onion, sliced thin
-2 T plain fat-free yogurt
-1 oz reduced fat cheese stick, sliced into several pieces
-1/2 c chickpeas (optional)
-1/2 c basmati rice, prepared per instructions [this will make it P2]

Prepare sauce.

In skillet, saute onions in 1/4 c water. Saute chicken until no longer pink. Cover with sauce, reduce heat to low-medium. Cover skillet, let simmer 10-15 minutes, until water evaporates from sauce. Turn off heat, add yogurt and cheese. Stir.

Serve with rice [for P2]


  • At 9:02 PM, Blogger Laurie said…

    this looks really great! i loveeeeee curry!


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