01 April 2013


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Recipe adapted from www.vahrehvah.com

  1. Paneer- cubed- 1 cup
  2. Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  3. Onion-chopped finely-2 medium sized
  4. Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  5. Ginger garlic paste- 2 tsp
  6. Green chilies-cut into two-2 or 3 nos( or according to taste)
  7. Kashmiri chili powder-1/2 to 1 tsp
  8. Coriander powder-11/2 tsp
  9. Tomato-roughly chopped- 1 medium sized
  10. Capsicum - 1/2 of a small
  11. Onion -cubed- 1 small
  12. Kasuri methi/dried fenugreek leaves- 1/2 tsp
  13. Water-as required
  14. Roasted cashewnuts-4 to 5 nos( optional)
  15. Fresh cream- 1 tbsp(optional)
  16. Garam masala-1/4 tsp
  17. Coriander leaves-chopped- 1 tbsp( optional)
  18. Oil
  19. Salt to taste
  • Soak paneer in hot water until required.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds,let it splutter.
  • Add chopped onion ,turmeric powder and salt,cook over low heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until onion turns golden brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.Add green chilies and mix well.
  • Reduce flame to low and add kashmiri chili powder and coriander powder and saute for a minute.Add 1/4 cup water and saute until oil separates.
  • Grind together chopped tomato and capsicum to a fine paste and add to this.Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Pour in required amount of water to achieve desired consistency.Bring it to a boil.
  • Add cubed onion and crushed kasuri methi.Add salt as required.Mix well.
  • Add drained paneer and bring it to a boil.
  • Add coarsely powdered cashew nuts , fresh cream and garam masala.Mix well and cook for few more seconds.
  • Garnish  with chopped coriander leaves.


  1. Paneer do pyaza looks very delicious and beautiful clicks...

  2. what a lovely refreshing recipe. never tried this one.

  3. This is looking so delicious. Just perfect to mop up with the chapatti s. kollam! Shella

  4. Rich and super tempting paneer do pyaza..perfectly made.

  5. Beautifully done, who can resist to this wonderful,super flavourful paneer do pyaza.

  6. wow! looks too good will try soon as kids love it

  7. looks delicious! My kids love anything and everything in paneer

  8. Looks do delucious...nice color


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