Did you know that everyone’s favourite and popular Paneer’s history goes back thousand years ago. Fresh and very versatile Paneer is also mentioned in our Veda’s. Paneer knows as cheena is other parts of India is widely used to make desserts and variety of Sabji’s. We’ve complied a list of our favourite 15 Paneer Recipes. Take a look.
1. Kadai paneer
Kadai paneer is one of the most popular paneer recipes. It could be made dry, semi dry or gravy version. This kadai paneer recipe is a semi dry version. Simple and easy restaurant style recipe with step by step photos. Serve hot with roti or plain paratha.
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2. Garlic paneer
Delicious garlic flavoured quick paneer starter that can be made under 15 minutes. This can be served in so many wonderful ways – as a starter for parties, as an evening snack or can be used as a filling for kathi rolls. Since it is mild spice and hot, it is best to enjoy during the chilly winters.
3. Paneer do Pyaza
This is another Indian curry recipe wherein amount of onion used is relatively larger compared with other main ingredients. Pair this dish with roti or plain paratha. Perfect recipe when the party at home. Check the video recipe of Panner do pyaza here.
4. Patrani paneer
Steamed in banana leaf, oil free recipe. A perfect starter when get together at home. Perfect balance of all ingredients. Serve these hot parcels as it is. Let the guest open them and enjoy the hot patrani paneer. Head over to Patrani Paneer recipe here
5. Paneer salad
Salad is one of the healthiest dishes. There are many dieters who follow a salad diet to lose weight while taking the required vitamins and nutrients to stay healthy. Those who are on diet always include salads in their meals. A salad is low in calories and fat (if prepared in the right method). This vegetarian paneer salad is prepared with roasted paneer and vegetables, this salad recipe is filling, nutritious and low in calories too.
6. Paneer butter pizza
Pizza gets an Indian makeover! This Butter Paneer Pizza has a creamy curry as the pizza sauce and is topped with pieces of spiced paneer (Indian Cottage cheese ).Valentine day is almost here, you can make this pizza on 14th Feb and finish off your dinner with this panna cotta.
7. Paneer musallam
Paneer musallam no onion no garlic recipe. Must try those who are allergic to garlic and onion. Great option for jain dishes. The combination of all spices, tomatoes and curd is unbeatable. Must do during festivals when you don’t eat onion and garlic. Serve hot with plain paratha, roti or rice.
8. Millet Cottage Cheese Fritters Recipe
The baked millet cottage cheese fritters is a perfect and healthy appetiser to serve for your parties. With the winter holidays approaching these millet rolls flavoured with za’atar, a middle eastern spice mix, makes its way into the oven, that gets rolled into a bread and then baked in an oven.
9. Paneer paratha
Paneer paratha recipe with step by step photos. A very easy stuffed paneer paratha recipe. It is dhaba style rustic Indian flat bread stuffed with delicious cottage cheese filling. Paneer paratha is one among authentic punjabi recipes often made for breakfast.It is served with curd and pickle. Paneer is an excellent source of protein for toddlers and kids. It is comparatively low in fat too.
10. Paneer tikka
For newbies to Indian food, Paneer tikka is marinated paneer/cottage cheese cubs, arranged on skewers and grilled or baked in the oven. Specifically the recipe is called as tandoori paneer tikka, as the paneer is cooked in the tandoor which lends a subtle smoky charcoal flavour to the paneer. Paneer tikka is usually served as a starter.
11. Paneer pasanda
“Pasanda” means every one’s favourite. So as the name suggests this paneer delicacy is adored by everyone who tastes it. The various pastes used to make this dish add their own distinct flavours which combine to form a flavour like none other. Must do recipe when guests at home.
12. Paneer kofta in microwave
Easy, quick and less oil paneer recipe. Koftas are generally fried dish but in this recipe, it is done in the microwave. You can say it is healthy, less time consuming and tasty recipe.
13. Paneer methi chaman
A unique recipe of paneer. The combination of paneer, methi, spices and cashew nuts will make you fall in love with this dish. Great side dish for kids who hesitate to eat green veggies. Mild taste of gravy will easily adapt kids.
14. Paneer bhurji
Scrambled Indian Cottage Cheese (paneer) cooked in Indian spices, aromatics, tomatoes, and green peas for a hearty vegetarian main course, for your next Indian Dinner at home! This crispy, authentic, Indian Punjabi Paneer Bhurji will be everyone’s favourite on Dinner Table!
15. Paneer biryani
Easy paneer biryani recipe in the pressure cooker with step by step photo and video recipe. paneer biryani recipe is cooked with marinated cottage cheese with capsicum and onions. This recipe is ideal if you are running out of veggies in your fridge and yet you have to satisfy your craving for biryani.
Bhakti D MBA in HR and Finance who found her love and passion in cooking and writing. She enjoys experimenting new recipes as much as enjoy playing with her son, she also brings her expertise as a parent and a qualified professional to WSL