Achaariya Paneer Recipe

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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.

Ingredients of Achaariya Paneer

  • 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

How to Make Achaariya Paneer

  1. In a pan add butter. Once it melts, add zeera and dried red chillies.
  2. Add sliced paneer. Saute for 1 minutes.
  3. Now add onions, capsicum, red bell peppers. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Now add red chilli powder, turmeric, salt and dhaniya powder. Toss.
  5. Add the pickle masala, garam masla. Mix well.
  6. Garnish with grated paneer, sliced ginger or/and chopped coriander leaves & spring onion greens.