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paneer main course dishes



Paneer dishes are a mainstay in Indian cuisine, and there are a variety of delicious paneer preparations that can serve as fulfilling main courses. Rich, creamy, and versatile, paneer (Indian cottage cheese) can be cooked in a myriad of ways. Arguably the most popular paneer dishes include Paneer Butter Masala, Shahi Paneer, and Palak Paneer. Each dish offers unique flavor profiles, and are typically served with Naan, Tandoori roti, or rice.

Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with paneer main course dishes

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200 grams

medium sized onions


medium sized tomatoes



1/2 cup

cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

- 1

green chillies


ginger garlic paste

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala powder

1/2 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Soak the cashews in warm water for 15 minutes then grind it along with the tomatoes to make a puree.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.

Step 3:

Once the cumin seeds start to splutter, add chopped onions and green chillies and sauté till they turn golden brown.

Step 4:

Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a few more minutes.

Step 5:

Add the puree into the pan and cook till the raw smell goes away.

Step 6:

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and salt. Mix well.

Step 7:

Add paneer cubes and cook for a few minutes.

Step 8:

Serve hot with roti or rice.

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