Paneer Pasanda – Indian Vegetarian Recipe by Archanas Kitchen

Paneer Pasanda Recipe is delectable dish made from cottage cheese (paneer) and flavored with spices like cardamom and cooked in a spicy yogurt cashewnut curry. This recipe of paneer is different from the regular tomato based paneer dishes, it is light, creamy and flavorful. Try this recipe of paneer pasanda and you will begin to make it over and over again. Click here to see more Paneer Recipes

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Main Ingredients

250 grams paneer, cut into cubes
1 cup fresh yogurt
1/2 teaspoon gram flour/besan
1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
1/4 teaspoon garam masala
Salt to taste

Ingredients for the paste

5 to 6 whole cashewnuts
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 green chillies
1 inch piece ginger
2 cloves of garlic
1 pod cardamom de-seeded

Other Ingredients
1 tablespoon oil

Directions for Paneer Pasanda Recipe

To begin making the Paneer Pasana Recipe, get all the ingredients ready and handy.

See how to make homemade paneer recipe. Cut them into cubes and keep aside.

Grind the ingredients to be made into a paste and keep aside.

Whisk the yogurt, gram flour, kasuri methi, garam masala, red chilli powder and salt. Keep aside.

Heat oil in a heavy bottomed wok; add in the onion cashewnut paste and saute on low to medium heat until the raw smell from the onions go away and the color changes to pink / golden. Add in the yogurt mixture and keep stirring until it thickens.

Once the pasanda gravy begins to thicken, add in the cubed paneer pieces and simmer for another 2 to 3 minutes. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.

Turn off the heat and serve the Paneer Pasanda along with Phulka, Naan or Tawa Paratha.

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Vandana Johari says:

Hi Archna. Tried the dish. The family loved it. A simple , yummy paneer dish that can be made in a jiffy. Thanks for the recipe. Do u have any quick n easy recipe for Paneer Tikka that can be made in the home oven?

Sunita Raut says:

yummy will try soon

Kaustubh Patil says:

Love the way you talk
I guess you are a Gemini if am not wrong 😀

shilpa gandhi says:

that luks yum… will definitely try.. thanks for sharing..!

Pijush bhattacharya says:

Mother fucker… you think that ginger garlic makes your recipe as veg….fuckin idiots

sukanya chakrabarty says:

onion is not considered to be veg. please correct that. otherwise very good and helpful

Poonam Talreja says:

grt recipe
loved the way u presented the recipe
a very simple method
will try tomorrow
thank u

Bob Khanna says:

That was super…well done!


verry easy recipe.. and good to eat..

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