Recipe: Healthy paneer gravy

Alpa Momaya

July 4, 2022

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Healthy paneer gravy

Paneer, a type of Indian cheese and is a vegetarian's dream. It also has a high nutritional value due to its high calcium and protein content. Paneer gives the body quick energy and helps with a variety of bodily functions. So you wanted to incorporate Paneer into your diet but wanted it to be restaurant-style? Here's a delicious healthy paneer gravy recipe to whet your appetite.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 1 cup
Calories 181 kcal


  • 200 g Low Fat Paneer
  • 1 Green Capsicum, cubed
  • 2 Onion, roughly chopped
  • 3 Tomato, roughly chopped
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri Chilly Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Kasuri methi
  • 4 tbsp Roasted Oats Powder
  • 10 Almonds
  • 1 tbsp Refined Oil
  • Coriander Leaves, chopped
  • Water as needed
  • Salt as per taste


  • Combine one and a half cups of water with the roughly chopped onions, tomatoes, green chilies, salt, and almonds in a vessel. Allow this to simmer for 10-15 minutes on medium heat.
  • Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, and toasted oats powder once the tomatoes are soft and half the water has been drained.
  • Cook these for 2 minutes.
  • Allow the mixture to cool before blending it into a fine paste.
  • Heat the oil in another vessel. Now, add the whole spices as well as the ginger garlic paste. Cook until the raw scent has dissipated.
  • Add the blended masala and simmer till the oil rises to the surface.
  • Add the paneer and capsicum and simmer for 5 minutes with the saucepan closed, along with garam masala and Kasuri methi.
  • Finally, serve with the chopped coriander leaves for a sumptuous serve!
Keyword paneer

About the Author

As the holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics from the University of Mumbai, Alpa Momaya has always understood the value of good nutrition in an individual's life. She is a Registered Nutritional Practitioner (Canada) with over 15 years of experience in the field. Specializing in Clinical Nutrition, Pre & Post Natal Diets, and Weight Management, Alpa found her calling as a Sr. Nutritionist with HealthifyMe. Alpa's love for cooking and good nutrition has seen her contribute several recipes to the HealthifyMe database over the years. Additionally, she takes a keen interest in reading and painting.

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