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Paneer Lababdar


Paneer Lababdar

Paneer Lababdar



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This paneer lababdar recipe is creamy and aromatic. Cottage cheese cooked with tomato puree, varied spices, kasoori methi and a hearty dollop of cream and butter.


  • 150 gm cottage cheese

    50 gm refined oil

    1/2 tsp cumin seeds

    50 gm chopped onion

    50 gm chopped tomato

    1/2 tsp chilli powder

    1/2 tsp garam masala

    1/4 tsp ground cumin seeds

    1/4 tsp kasoori methi

    25 gm white butter

    50 gm fresh cream

    Salt to taste


    Chopped coriander

    Shredded ginger

    Sliced tomato peel


Heat oil in a pan. Saute jeera and chopped onion in the pan until brown.

Add chopped tomatoes and stir well.

Pour some tomato puree over it for color.

Cook over low flame for a minute.

Add the jeera powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, and a dash of kasoori methi.

Stir in the paneer.

Mix the paneer well with the masalas. Let it cook over a low flame for 5 - 10 minutes. Remove from flame.

Pour the butter and cream over the paneer.

Garnish Paneer Lababdar with shredded ginger, chopped coriander and sliced tomato peel.

Serve hot.

Key Ingredients: Cottage Cheese, dried fenugreek seeds, cream, salt, cumin seeds, garam masala, onion tomato, ginger, coriander leaves