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Paneer Masala



Paneer Masala is a North Indian dish made with cubes of paneer (a type of Indian cheese) cooked in a spicy tomato-based sauce. It is usually served with rice, naan, parantha or roti. The dish is often garnished with fresh cilantro and a sprinkle of garam masala. Paneer Masala is a great vegetarian option for those looking for a flavorful and satisfying meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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cubed paneer

1 cup

onion, chopped


tomato, chopped



1 teaspoon

garlic paste

cumin powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1/4 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1/4 teaspoon

fenugreek seeds

1/4 teaspoon


1/4 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

chopped coriander leaves

1/4 cup



Step 1:

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 2:

Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and asafoetida.

Step 3:

When the seeds start to crackle, add the chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.

Step 4:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add the chopped tomatoes and cook until they are soft and mushy.

Step 6:

Add the cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala, red chilli powder and turmeric powder.

Step 7:

Mix well and cook for a few minutes.

Step 8:

Add the cubed paneer and mix gently.

Step 9:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 10:

Cook for a few minutes until the paneer is cooked through.

Step 11:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 55410 users have chowed down on Paneer Masala a whopping 107648 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, Indore, Bengaluru are the top 5 cities gobbling up Paneer Masala like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Paneer Masala, our users are head over heels in august, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Paneer Masala is the food of choice for 24-27 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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