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Paneer Pasanda Recipe

Paneer Pasanda
How to make Paneer Pasanda

Golden pieces of paneer stirred in zesty chickpea or besan gravy.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings6
  • Easy

Ingredients of Paneer Pasanda

  • 1/2 kg paneer - cut into broad slices
  • 2 Tbsp chickpea flour
  • 1/4 cup clarified butter
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 cup hung yoghurt
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 2-3 green chillies-slit
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 Tbsp malai

How to Make Paneer Pasanda

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Heat the clarified butter in a pan and fry the pieces of paneer.
Lift them out and set aside. In the same clarified butter, add the cumin seeds, saute a little and add the ginger.
When the ginger turns a light brown, add the chickpea flour.
Saute and add yoghurt, turmeric, coriander powder, salt, chilli powder, and garam masala.
Saute over a medium heat till the fat separates.
Add the green chillies, saute a little, then add the water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 3-4 minutes.
Add the fried pieces of paneer, simmer for about 2 minutes and serve hot, garnished with chopped coriander leaves and cream.
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