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Achaariya Paneer


Achaariya Paneer

Achaariya Paneer



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Aditya Bal learns how to make achaari paneer from Chef A K Sen, corporate chef of the Madhya Pradesh state tourism development corporation.


  • 1 cup sliced paneer

    2 Tbsp butter

    1 tsp zeera (cumin)

    2 dried red chillies

    2 onions, sliced and sauteed (saute the sliced onions in 1 tsp oil)

    1 capsicum, sliced

    1/2 red bell pepper, sliced

    1/2 tsp red chilli powder

    A pinch of turmeric powder

    Salt, to taste

    1 tsp dhaniya powder (coriander leaves)

    1 Tbsp pickle masala

    1/2 Tbsp garam masla

    For garnishing:

    Grated paneer

    Chopped spring onion greens

    Chopped coriander leaves

    Ginger, julienne


In a pan add butter. Once it melts, add zeera and dried red chillies.

Add sliced paneer. Saute for 1 minutes.

Now add onions, capsicum, red bell peppers. Saute for 2-3 minutes.

Now add red chilli powder, turmeric, salt and dhaniya powder. Toss.

Add the pickle masala, garam masla. Mix well.

Garnish with grated paneer, sliced ginger or/and chopped coriander leaves & spring onion greens.

Key Ingredients: butter, cumin seeds, bell pepper, red chilli, capsicum, turmeric, coriander leaves, garam masala, spring onion, ginger, cottage cheese