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Halloumi Saag Aloo

Halloumi Saag Aloo

Brought to you by: MOB Kitchen
    4 serving
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Serves: 4

Saag aloo is a curry house favourite. This version by MOB Kitchen is made extra special with the addition of salty halloumi bites. This easy-to-make homemade vegetarian curry is ready in just one hour and is full of flavour and great value Ocado ingredients. Looking for more halloumi recipes? Look no further.

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  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 onions, finely diced
  • 1 kg potatoes, peeled and diced into 3cm chunks
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 5 cloves of garlic, grated
  • 5 cm knob of ginger, grated
  • 3 red chillies, 2 finely chopped, 1 sliced
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 900g frozen spinach, thawed
  • 250g halloumi


Step 1

Heat a large saute pan over a medium heat. Add a good glug of oil, then add the cumin seeds. Cook for 2 mins until fragrant.

Step 2

Tip in the onions and cook for 15 min over a medium heat until soft and caramelised.

Step 3

Pop the potatoes in a pan of cold salted water and bring them to a boil. Cook for 15 mins until just tender.

Step 4

Add the tomato purée, garlic, ginger and chopped chillies to the onions. Cook for 3 mins until the colour has darkened. Tip in the turmeric and cook for 2 mins more.

Step 5

Add the thawed spinach to the pan along with 100ml of water and cook for 5 mins.

Step 6

Add half of the spinach and onion mixture to a blender and blitz until smooth. Tip this back into the spinach pan and season to taste.

Step 7

Tip the potatoes and halloumi into the pan and gently stir to combine.

Step 8

Garnish the mixture with the sliced red chillies, then serve.

Tips or serving suggestions

Top tip: Frozen spinach is an excellent ingredient to have at home - it’s nutritious, versatile and incredibly good value. Pop it in curries, soups and stews for a veg hit.

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