Friday, October 4, 2013

Paneer Pasanda

Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) dishes are very popular in North India.

Vegetarian people prefer Paneer dishes when they dine out. You can make so many dishes with Paneer like Mutter Paneer, Palak Paneer, Paneer butter masala etc etc..Today here we will know how to make Paneer Pasanda step by step.

Ingredients required

Paneer 1 Cup
Yoghurt 1 Cup
Cream ¼ Cup
Onion 1 medium size
Garlic 3-4 cloves
Ginger ½ inch piece
Green chili 2 pc
Cashew nuts ¼ cup
Oil/Ghee 2 table spoon
Bread Crumbs of 2 slices
Garam masala 1tea spoon
Red chili powder ½ tea spoon
Refined flour (maida) 2 tea spoon
Salt according to taste.
Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing.

Sock Paneer in hot water for 10 minutes to make it soft. Drain all water till dry and crush in mixer.

Make bread crumbs.

Now add half of refined flour, green chili and salt to crushed paneer, make smooth dough. Divide dough into equal parts to make cutlets.

Make thick paste of maida and apply on cutlets as a layer then cover all cutlets with bread crumbs.

 Heat oil in pan and shallow fry all cutlets till it becomes brown.


Cut onion, ginger and garlic.
Heat oil in pan and add onion, ginger, garlic, half green chili and cashew nuts. Sauté till it turn brown. Keep aside to cool it down and make paste in grinder.


Heat this paste in pan add red chili powder, garam masala and salt. Stir continuously till oil become separated now add mixer of beaten yoghurt and cream, add water to adjust consistency.

Take fry cutlet in bowl and pour this gravy on it, decorate with coriander leaves.

Serve with Nan. Chapatti or steamed rice.

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