Paneer Recipes

by Sushmita thadhani

Discover flavorful vegetarian delights with our Paneer Sabzi, Paneer Vegetable Salad, Onion-Garlic-Free Palak Paneer, and Jain Tawa Paneer Tikka recipes! Dive in now!.

Foodies have a particular place in their hearts for paneer, an adaptable and adored component in Indian cooking.

We’re sharing four great recipes with you in this blog post to highlight the versatility and deliciousness of paneer.

There is something for every palette here, from a Jain Tawa Paneer Tikka to a cosy Paneer Sabzi and delightful Paneer Vegetable Salad.

Additionally, there is an Onion-Garlic-Free Palak Paneer. Let’s explore the wonderful world of paneer!

Serves 1

  • 100150 g paneer
  • whole dry Kashmiri red chillies broken into pieces
  • 1/4th tbsp coriander seeds
  • 3/4th tbsp oil
  • 1/4th tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4th capsicum strips
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • Salt to taste


  • Combine the red chillies and coriander seeds in a small broad nonstick
    pan and dry roast on a slow flame for 1 minute. Keep aside to cool slightly

  • Blend in a mixer to a smooth fine powder and keep aside
  • Heat the oil in a non stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds
  • when the seeds crackle add the capsicum strips and saute on a medium flame
    for 1 to 2 minutes

  • Add the prepared powder, tomatoes ,salt and water mix well and cook on
    Medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes while stirring occasionally

  • Add the paneer mix gently and cook on medium flame for another 1 to 2 min
    While stirring occasionally

  • Serve hot


Serves 1

  • 100-150 g paneer
  • 1/4th cucumber
  • 1/4th carrot
  • 1/4th tomato
  •  Handful of coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4th cup black grapes
  • 1/4th handful lettuce loose leaf
  • 1/4th tsp black pepper


  • Take a large bowl and add crumbled paneer, lettuce ,cucumber ,carrot and tomato
    chopped ,dice the black grapes
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper on the salad .Mix well so that the seasoning is evenly mixed
  • Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve your paneer salad at once.

Serves 1

  • For spinach puree
  • 1/2 bunch of spinach or palak
  • 1 tbsp mint leave optional
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves or cilantro optional
    For cashew tomato paste

  • 1/4th tbsp cashew chopped
  • 1/4th inch ginger roughly chopped
  • 2 green chillies (adjust to taste)
  • 2 medium tomatoes chopped
    Other ingredients

  • 3/4th tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 to 3 dry red chillies
  • 1/4th tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4th tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4th tsp garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 100150 grams paneer
  • 1 tbsp fresh cream for garnish (optional)


  • Wash and add the palak in boiling water for 2 minutes and transfer it to a bowl with
    ice cold water to stop the cooking process and retain that bright green colour
  • Add this blanched palak along with some mint leaves and coriander leaves and little
    water to a blender or mixer and grind it to a smoot paste

    Prepare cashew and tomato paste

  • Add cashews, ginger, green chillies, tomato and grind it to smooth paste using blender
    or mixer. Keep this aside

    How make palak paneer

  • In a pan on a medium heat, add oil. Once hot add cumin seeds, dry red chillies , turmeric
    Powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and saute it for dew seconds. To avoid these

    spices from burning add little water

  • Now add the tomato cashew paste and let this cook for about 4 minutes on medium
    flame till the oil has separated

  • Add prepared spinach puree and salt to taste and mix till incorporated for about a minute
    or two

  • To this add paneer cubes mix and cook for 2 minute. Switch off the flame and drizzle cream.

Serves 1

  • *100-150 grams paneer
  • 1/4th tbsp paneer tikka masala powder
  • 1 medium capsicum diced
  • 1 medium tomato seeded and diced
  • 2 tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tbsp gram flour
  • 1/4th tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 3/4th tbsp oil
  • Chaat masala to sprinkle
    For Salad
  • 1/4 tbsp cabbage shredded
  • 1 medium green capsicum cut into thin stripes
  • 1/4th tsp Chaat masala
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


  • Mix yogurt, gram flour ,paneer tikka masala, red chilli powder, lemon juice
    and salt in a bowl. Add some oil and mix well
  • Add capsicum , tomato and paneer and mix well. Cover the bowl with cling film
    and keep in the refrigerator for 30 minutes
  • Skewer the paneer ,capsicum and tomato onto satay sticks
  • Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan, place the satay sticks in it. Cook , rotating
    the satay sticks, so that the paneer and vegetable are evenly cooked and lightly browned
    all around
  • To make salad ,mix cabbage, capsicum, chaat masala , red chilli powder in a bowl. Add salt
    coriander leaves and lemon juice and mix well
  • Sprinkle chaat masala on the tawa paneer tikka and serve with salad

Lover of paneer, rejoice! These four delicious recipes will allow you to savor paneer in a variety of ways.

These dishes will satisfy your cravings for creamy palak paneer sans onion or garlic, fragrant Jain tawa paneer tikka, refreshing salads, or soothing sabzi.

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