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indian paneer dishes



Indian Paneer dishes are a staple in Indian vegetarian cuisine. They are made by cooking Indian cottage cheese, known as paneer, in a variety of ways. There are myriad recipes that can be made using paneer like Paneer Butter Masala, Palak Paneer, Matar Paneer, Paneer Tikka, Shahi Paneer, and more. Each region in India offers unique paneer dishes that reflect the local flavors and cooking methods. These dishes are loaded with protein, vitamins, and minerals.

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paneer (Indian cottage cheese)

200 grams

medium onions, finely chopped


large tomatoes, pureed


green chillies, slit



1 teaspoon

garlic paste

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

2 teaspoons

garam masala

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste


2 tablespoons

Fresh coriander for garnish



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add onions and cook until golden brown.

Step 2:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and green chillies and sauté until fragrant.

Step 3:

Add the tomato puree, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, and salt. Cook until the oil separates from the masala.

Step 4:

Add paneer cubes and mix well so that the paneer is well coated with the masala. Cook for 5-7 minutes.

Step 5:

Garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot with roti or naan.

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