Peshawari Paneer ( Popular Restaurant Gravies)

Peshawari Paneer ( Popular Restaurant Gravies)

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Peshawari paneer, cubes of paneer cooked in a lip-smacking cashew-onion gravy and finished with cream, the highlight of this recipe is the distinct flavour of freshly-pounded coriander seeds and red chillies.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds
1 whole dry kashmiri red chilli , broken into pieces
1 tbsp oil
1 recipe basic white gravy
1 1/2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) , cut into 25 mm. (1”) cubes
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
1 tbsp fresh cream

For The Garnish
1 tbsp almond (badam) slivers
a few saffron (kesar) strands
1 tbsp warm milk

  1. Combine the coriander seeds and red chillies and pound them coarsely in a mortar-pestle (khalbhatta). Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the basic white gravy and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the pounded coriander- chilli powder and ¼ cup of water mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the paneer, sugar and salt, mix gently and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring once in between.
  5. Remove from the flame, add the cream and mix gently.
  6. Serve hot garnished with almond slivers and saffron.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy368 cal
Protein10 g
Carbohydrates11 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat31.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A383.6 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.5 mg
Vitamin B2-0.5 mg
Vitamin B3-0.3 mg
Vitamin C5.5 mg
Folic Acid3.4 mcg
Calcium321.7 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium8.3 mg
Potassium76.5 mg
Zinc0.6 mg


Peshawari Paneer ( Popular Restaurant Gravies)
 on 25 Aug 16 12:56 PM

mam, u used basic white gravy in peshawari paneer, BT u dint mentioned how will it be prepared, kindly tell the method of making white gravy , thankyou
Tarla Dalal
25 Aug 16 04:42 PM
   Hi Alisha : Just click on the blue link of the white gravy and u will be taken to the recipe.
Edited after original posting.
Peshawari Paneer ( Popular Restaurant Gravies)
 on 09 Aug 12 11:33 AM

very quick...easy...tasty recipe. Royal taste...I served this recipe with Parat Paratha...Thanks for such recipe.