Paneer Achaari Recipe

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Paneer Achaari
How to make Paneer Achaari
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Chunks of cottage cheese tossed in finger licking achaari spices, yogurt and a pinch of sugar.

Ingredients of Paneer Achaari

  • 1/2 Kg Paneer (cubed)
  • 100 Ml Oil
  • 4 tsp Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 2 tsp Black mustard seeds (sai)
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds (methi daana)
  • 1/2 tsp Nigella seeds (onion seeds - Kalonji)
  • 1 tsp Garlic-ginger paste
  • 2 tsp Zeera (cumin seeds)
  • 4 Ground onions
  • 8 Green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tsp Turmeric
  • 3 tsp Ginger paste
  • 200 Ml Curd, whipped
  • 3 tsp Dry mango powder
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri mirch
  • 2 tsp Sugar

How to Make Paneer Achaari

  • 1.Heat the oil and fry the fennel, fenugreek, nigella and cumin seeds.
  • 2.After 15-20 seconds, add onions and green chillies. Stir and fry until golden.
  • 3.Add turmeric powder, garlic and ginger paste. Fry for a minute.
  • 4.Pour in the yoghurt, dry mango powder, chilli powder, sugar and salt.
  • 5.Cook until oil separates.
  • 6.Add paneer with about 150 ml water. Allow it to heat through. Season and serve hot.
Key Ingredients: Paneer (cubed), Oil, Fennel seeds (saunf), Black mustard seeds (sai), Fenugreek seeds (methi daana), Nigella seeds (onion seeds - Kalonji), Garlic-ginger paste, Zeera (cumin seeds), Ground onions, Green chillies, Turmeric, Ginger paste, Curd, Dry mango powder, Kashmiri mirch, Sugar