Palak Paneer at Foodlands

This saag (spinach) dish, originating in northern India, features puréed greens and cheese. The smooth spinach is punctuated by amply sized and flavoursome paneer chunks, making it fresh, hearty and wholesome.

Taste test: Don’t expect a spicy surprise in this palak paneer. The dish is all about smooth textures and fresh ingredients.

Eat it with: Warm garlic naan.
Curry Dhs22, naan Dhs4. Al Safiya Building, Salahuddin Road, Deira (04 268 3311)

If you like this, you’ll like: The hearty palak paneer at Gazebo in Bur Dubai (04 359 8555) is another favourite. If you’re not a fan of spinach, try the sarson ka saag, a classic Punjabi dish made from mustard leaves, at Curry ‘N’ Grill in Karama (04 335 7151).