Paneer, or cottage cheese, is easily one of the most versatile ingredients you can find in Indian households. For vegetarians, it is one of the most commonly consumed protein source. You can cook them in curries, sneak them in sandwiches, toss them up in salads and you know you have a winner at hand. The best part about paneer is that you can even tuck it in raw. Even cooking paneer is not that difficult after all. It depends on you how elaborate or simple you want to keep it, typically paneer cubes are usually among the late entrants to any kind of curried preparation. If you are scouting for dinner ideas and want to cook up a storm with that paneer cube in your pantry, then we have got you covered.
Here Are 6 Quick And Delicious Paneer Recipes You Can Try At Home:
1. Stir-Fried Chilli Paneer
This Indo-Chinese marvel is a hit with both children and adults, alike. You can team them with noodles or fried rice and enjoy it on a day you feel like experimenting but do not have the luxury of time. This incredibly easy and quick recipe is sure to impress.
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2. Achaar Waala Paneer
Packed with the goodness of shredded cabbage, tomato puree and achaari flavours, this flavoursome curry makes a divine pair with piping hot rice.
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3. Paneer And Salsa Tortilla
If you are done experimenting with paneer in their typical desi avatars, you can give them a Mexican spin with this delicious and filling tortilla. Crisp wraps stuffed with flavourful cottage cheese and tangy salsa. There, we saw you slurping!
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4. Tomato Paneer
Tangy and delectable tomato mix with the goodness of fresh cottage cheese and mild spices. To keep the calorie count in check, the dish is prepared in healthy olive oil.
5. Spiced Paneer, Channa And Apple Salad
Looking for something healthy, light and delicious? You must try this unique salad, teeming with the goodness of boiled chickpeas paired with fresh greens, crisp apples and spiced paneer. An ideal dinner for those who are on a high protein diet.
6. Paneer Makhani
It is creamy, indulgent and fairly easy to prepare. Made with choicest masalas and oodles of cream, this gravy is a burst of flavours. Pair it with hot naan, rice or parathas and have a wholesome meal.
So, what are you waiting for? Don your aprons and get started! Do let us know which ones you liked the most.