Saturday, July 13, 2013

Paneer Pasanda | Paneer Recipe

Paneer slices stuffed with  mashed paneer and nuts mixture, and cooked in a flavorful onion-tomato gravy. It's quite difficult but best for any special occasion .
Cooking Time: 30-40 minutes
Servings: 4 Preparation Time: 10-20 minutes

200 gram Cottage cheese (paneer)

1 carrot , grated
Oil to deep fry
1 green chilly ,chopped
Salt to taste
4-5 tbsp Cornflour/ corn starch

For gravy
3 tbsp Oil
1 Bay leaves
1/2 inch Cinnamon sticks
5 Green cardamoms
4 Cloves
3 medium Onions,sliced
2 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
4 medium Tomato 
1 tsp Red chilly powder
1 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
4-5 tbsp Cream
Coriander Leaves for garnishing

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
Cut paneer into rectangles of two by two inches with one-fourth inch thickness.
And cut into triangle and cut horizontally but end should be join (as shown) and mash the remaining.
Add green chilly and carrot,Salt and mix well.
Stuff  this mixture in  paneer triangles and press them lightly .

Mix cornflour in ½ cup water to make a thick batter. Dip the paneer triangles in the batter and deep fry till lightly golden. Drain on absorbent paper. 

Boil a glass water,then add onion switch off the flame after a min.Drain and ground it.

To make the gravy, heat oil in a nonstick pan. Add bay leaves, cinnamon, green cardamoms and cloves and sauté.Add the onion paste and sauté. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add tomato puree and mix well. Sauté for 1-2 minutes.

 Add red chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and  Salt and mix well. Add 1/2 cup of water and boil for 4-5 min. now gravy is thick ,add Paneer triangles and cook for 2 -3 min.
Add cream and cook for a min.,switch of the Flame.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice,roti,naan .

If want can shallow fry the Paneer triangles.
Can add kasturi methi along with cream for flavoure.
For stuffing can use Finely chop cashew nuts and Raisins along with mashed paneer.
Can Use green chtuny also in stuffing.


  1. So good looking curry!
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  2. Wow! So delicious! I love paneer! Wonderful step-step pictures! :)

  3. wow it looks so delicious and u have done it great...
    thanks for sharing.

  4. Such a rich & creamy recipe.. U have done it soo well dear..

  5. I have not eaten paneer before but this dish sure look delicious!

  6. looking so perfect and delicious!

  7. Thanks Dear blogger frnds.....your comments encourage me to try something new.....thanks for encouraging..

  8. delicious curry with lovey presentation...

  9. It's quite a process but all for worth the time and effort. Its a stunner and definitely I am so over tempted about.


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