Saag, a stewed Indian dish made with greens, usually contains paneer cheese but works just as well with crispy cubes of tofu. Onion, garlic, and ginger are sautéed with garam masala and cumin, then frozen chopped spinach (thawed of course) and cream are stirred in. (In the CHOW Test Kitchen, we found that we liked the finer texture of the frozen spinach better than fresh, which was a little slimy after cooking.) A touch of yogurt mixed in at the end adds tang to this creamy, comforting dish.
Game plan: You’ll need to make the steamed rice before you begin, if using.