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Choliya Paneer Recipe

Choliya Paneer
How to make Choliya Paneer

Paneer cubes and choliya are cooked in a tomato and onion-based gravy and garnished with fresh coriander leaves. Pair with roti, naan or any other Indian bread of your choice.

  • Total Cook Time 30 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 20 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Choliya Paneer

  • 100 gms Paneer
  • 200 gms Choliya
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 3 Tomatoes, pureed
  • 2 Onions, pureed
  • 1 Green chilli
  • 150 ml Milk
  • 1 tbsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 3-4 tsp Hara dhania, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp Kasuri methi
  • 500 ml Water

How to Make Choliya Paneer

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Heat oil in a pan set on medium flame. Once it becomes hot, add onion puree and saute till it becomes light pink in colour.
Add ginger-garlic paste and saute till it becomes light brown. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and kasuri methi. Stir roast for half a minute.
Add tomato puree and stir for 1-2 minutes. Add the choliya and cook for 5 minutes.
Add milk, garam masala and dhania. Cook for 2 minutes.
Add water and mix well. Raise the heat to high and let it come to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and cover with a lid. Cook for around 10 minutes, checking in between.
Once done, add the paneer. Mix well and cook for another minute.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot!
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