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paneer pasanda



Paneer Pasanda is an exotic Indian dish made from well-crafted paneer triangles that are stuffed with rich and creamy filling. 'Pasanda' in Urdu means 'favorite', and as the name suggests, this dish is a favorite amongst paneer lovers. The paneer is shallow-fried and then slow-cooked in a tomato and onion-based gravy. It's a popular dish for special occasions and is often served with naan or pulao.

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200 grams

refined flour

2 tablespoons


2 tablespoons

onion, finely chopped


tomatoes, pureed



1 tablespoon

garlic paste

green chillies, finely chopped


turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon

coriander powder

1/2 teaspoon

fresh cream

1/2 cup

Salt to taste

Oil for frying



Step 1:

Cut the paneer into thick triangles and set aside.

Step 2:

In a bowl, mix together the refined flour and cornflour with a little water to make a smooth batter.

Step 3:

Dip each paneer triangle in this batter and shallow fry them.

Step 4:

In another pan, heat some oil and sauté the onions until they turn golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the ginger-garlic paste, green chillies, tomato puree, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.

Step 6:

Cook on medium heat until the oil separates from the mixture.

Step 7:

Add the fried paneer triangles and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 8:

Add the fresh cream, mix well and cook for another two minutes.

Step 9:

Serve Paneer Pasanda hot, garnished with coriander leaves.

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