Recipe: Paneer Pasanda

Updated: Jul 22, 2011, 17:06 PM IST

Try the rich taste of Indian culinary with paneer pasanda.


1 1/4 cups paneer, cut into cubes
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup fresh curds
1/2 tsp besan
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp garam masala
1/2 cup chopped coriander
1/4 tsp dried fenugreek leaves
1 tsp oil
Salt to taste

For the paste:

1 1/4 cups sliced onions
1 to 2 green chillies
1/4 cup finely chopped cauliflower
12 ginger, sliced
1 stick of cinnamon
1 clove
1 cup milk

Procedure for the paste:

Combine all the ingredients in a pan and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes till the onions are soft and nearly all the liquid has evaporated. Cool.

Purée the mixture to a smooth paste in a blender. Keep aside.


Combine the milk, curds and gram flour and whisk well. Keep aside.

Heat the oil in a non-stick pan; add the cumin seeds, kasuri methi and the prepared paste and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.

Add the curds and gram flour mixture, garam masala and salt and bring to a boil.

Add the paneer and coriander and mix well. Serve hot.