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1510 paneer recipes

Last Updated : Jan 20,2021


पनीर रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (paneer recipes in Hindi)
પનીર રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (paneer recipes in Gujarati)

Paneer recipes |  Indian paneer recipes

paneer recipes |  Indian paneer recipes.  Paneer is a type of fresh cheese that is believed to have originated in the Indian sub-continent. Also known as cottage cheese, it is used widely in Indian, oriental, continental, Persian and other cuisines. Its captivating succulence, soothingly fresh taste, and versatile absorption of flavors make it a brilliant addition to any recipe.

Be it a soft milky dessert, a refreshing salad, a flavorful subzi, pulao, roti or any other paneer creation, the secret of its success can be attributed to the quality of the paneer used. For this reason many people prefer to make their own paneer at home, even though it is readily available in supermarkets under varied brands. Homemade paneer is also easy to make, so why not give it a try?

How To Make Paneer Using Cow’s MilkHow To Make Paneer Using Cow’s Milk

How to make homemade paneer

1. First boil milk.
2. While it is still boiling, add some lemon juice to it gradually.
3. Turn off the flame and wait for a few minutes. You will see the milk curdling.
4. Once the milk has curdled, strain out the whey water using a muslin cloth. What remains on the cloth is crumbled paneer.
5. If you want solid paneer, place the paneer in the muslin cloth into a 125 mm. (5”) paneer mould or any other mould and press it with a lid.
6. After an hour, you can use the paneer, cubed or grated.

Paneer Pasanda Sabzi, Restaurant Style Paneer Pasanda

Paneer Pasanda Sabzi, Restaurant Style Paneer Pasanda



You can use the following two foolproof recipes to make perfect homemade paneer:
1. Made with Cow’s milk.
2. Made with Buffalo Milk Paneer

Achari Paneer

Achari Paneer

7 Tips to make perfect Paneer at home

1. Make sure you boil the milk well in a big, deep non-stick pan.
2. You must add the lemon juice when the milk is boiling or else it will not curdle well.
3. If you feel the paneer has not curdled sufficiently, turn on the flame and boil the milk for a minute or two more, stirring occasionally.
4. The milk has to curdle really well to get soft paneer
5. Once curdled, make sure you drain the water completely. You can even tie the paneer in a muslin cloth and hang it up for a little while to let the water drain completely.
6. To make perfect cubes of the paneer, you need the paneer mould or paneer press, which is readily available in all utensil shops. This will help you get a perfect shape and uniform thickness.
7. Always put a weight on the paneer once you have removed the excess water and shaped it using a paneer making vessel. You can use jugs or bowls filled with water to apply the required pressure on the paneer to compress it into a solid.

Paneer Parathas, Punjabi Paneer Paratha
Paneer Parathas, Punjabi Paneer Paratha

Paneer is good for you When a tasty ingredient is also found to be good for our health, it becomes a doubly delightful, guilt-free treat! Indeed, paneer offers a host of health benefits.

  4 reasons why Paneer is good for you?
1. Rich in Calcium, Paneer is good for our bones
2. It is a great source of Protein for vegetarians
3. Paneer has loads of Phosphorus, which helps build healthy bones and teeth.
4. It is also a good source of Vitamin A, which is important for healthy vision and cell growth.


Cabbage and Paneer ParathasCabbage and Paneer Parathas

It is not surprising then that paneer is so widely used in Indian cuisine. It is used to make not just parathas and subzis but also mouth-watering Indian desserts like kheer. It is also a delectable and attractive addition to soups, salads and stir-fries. Use a melon scooper to make round balls of paneer and add it to your salads to make it look tantalizing! In Punjab, where dairy products abound, paneer is used as such or combined with other ingredients to make delicious dishes like Paneer Paratha and Paneer Kulcha.

Tongue-tickling Paneer Bhurji and lusciously rich Paneer Makhani are classic and timeless treats that are much-loved dishes in India, and will be enjoyed by many more generations to come! 


Paneer BhurjiPaneer Bhurji

Top 10 Indian Paneer

  Top 10 Paneer Recipes
1. Paneer Paratha
2. Paneer Pulao
3. Paneer Makhani
4. Paneer Tikka
5. Paneer Kheer
6. Paneer Pasanda
7. Palak Paneer
8. Paneer Bhurji
9. Paneer and Corn Croquettes
10. Spicy Paneer Burger


Achaari Paneer TikkaAchaari Paneer Tikka

Top 10 Paneer Sabzis

  Top 10 Paneer Sabzis
1. Palak Paneer
2. Mutter Paneer Butter Masala
3. Paneer Bhurji
4. Paneer Tikka Masala
5. Paneer Tava Masala
6. Paneer Masala
7. Paneer Makhani
8. Paneer Makhmali
9. Paneer Makhanwala
10. Paneer Palak Koftas in Makhani Gravy

Palak Paneer, How To Make Homemade Palak Paneer Recipe

Palak Paneer, How To Make Homemade Palak Paneer Recipe

Top 10 Indian Paneer Starters

  Top 10 Paneer Starters
1. Paneer Pakoda
2. Tandoori Paneer Tikka
3. Cabbage and Paneer Rolls
4. Papad Paneer Fritters
5. Paneer Parcels
6. Makhmali Paneer Tikka
7. Paneer Fritters
8. Hara Tava Paneer
9. Moong Dal and Paneer Tikki
10. Aloo Paneer Chaat

Chilli Paneer Or How To Make Chilli Paneer Recipe

Chilli Paneer Or How To Make Chilli Paneer Recipe

Paneer is one of the richest sources of protein for vegetarians. From crumbled form to cubes/strips, you can use this versatile ingredient to make recipes across all the courses. The best way to kick start your morning is to relish a piping hot paneer paratha with raita and achaar.

Paneer Parcels

Paneer Parcels

Another delectable dish is the paneer bhurji which is made by tossing crumbled paneer in easily available ingredients like spices and onion-tomatoes.

Paneer Chilli CigarsPaneer Chilli Cigars

Snacks recipes using paneer

Apart from this, paneer can be marinated in Indian spices or oriental sauces to make lip-smacking appetizers like paneer tikka, hara tava paneer. You can even coat paneer cubes with besan or papad to make  Papad Paneer Fritters, Paneer Pakoda or Paneer Fritters.

Paneer Pakoda, Punjabi Paneer Pakora RecipePaneer Pakoda, Punjabi Paneer Pakora Recipe

Crumbled paneer can be used to make innumerable types of stuffings and mixtures that can further be used to make Indian snack recipes like Cabbage and Paneer Rolls, Nutritious Paneer Tikki BurgerSpicy Paneer Burger or Paneer and Corn Croquettes.

Nutritious Paneer Tikki Burger

Nutritious Paneer Tikki Burger

Paneer main course dishes

North-Indian cuisine makes maximum use of paneer. On a daily basis, they make sumptuous sabzi recipes like Palak Paneer, Paneer Tikka Masala, Paneer Makhani, Paneer Makhmali and Paneer Makhanwala. Serve them with tandoori roti / naan and dal-rice to make a filling meal. All this gulped down with a tall glass of lassi will surely make your day!

Paneer Tikka Masala, Green Pea and Paneer Tikka MasalaPaneer Tikka Masala, Green Pea and Paneer Tikka Masala

Paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetes. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?


 Paneer Methi Palak, Healthy SubziPaneer Methi Palak, Healthy Subzi

Enjoy our paneer recipes |  Indian paneer recipes  given below. 



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paneer tikka in oven recipe | Punjabi paneer tikka in oven | paneer tikka | with 30 amazing images. A party without paneer tikka would be ....
When you are in a rush, everyday ingredients like cabbage, carrot and paneer will come to your rescue! The Cabbage, Carrot and Paneer Grilled Sandwich uses the simplest of ingredients but still has a wonderful texture and appetizing flavour, because the ingredients work so beautifully with each ....
Italian cooking is wholesome and flavourful. This sizzler is a hearty combination of pasta tossed in a robust mushroom and black pepper sauce and served with zucchini pancakes. Buttered vegetables and a perfectly baked potato topped with a knob of butter complete this meal.
Indian style Mexican tomato soup | Mexican vegetarian tomato soup | Mexican tomato soup with paneer balls | with 33 amazing images. Indian style Mexican tomato soup is a slightly party styl ....
Innumerable times you would have ordered Malai Koftas in Makhani Gravy at restaurants, but now it is time to try this hot favourite at home, in the comfort of your own kitchen! Succulent and spicy vegetable dumplings find a flavourful home in this rich tomato gravy, cooked in butter and topped ....
Straight from the kitchens of punjab, curd-marinated paneer topped with makhani gravy is perfectly complemented by the earthy spices and herbs, which are in turn mellowed with fresh cream! in addition to the authentic makhani sauce, this wrap also features salads and mayonnaise, which impart an inte ....
Punjabi matar paneer tikka masala | green peas paneer tikka masala recipe | mutter paneer with tikka masala | Jain matar paneer sabzi | 42 amazing images. Punjabi matar ....
The Layered Potato and Spinach Baked Dish is a luscious treat of potatoes and spinach baked with a creamy and cheesy topping. A mix-in of coriander and green chillies gives the potato layer a peppy flavour, while the team work of fenugreek, onions and cumin gives the spinach layer a fabulous taste. ....
An utterly cheesy paratha that combines cottage cheese and processed cheese into a flavourful stuffing. A thoughtful selection of veggies like capsicum and onions are included in the stuffing to complement the gooeyness of cheese with their crunch and pungency. A sprinkling of Kitchen King m ....
kadai paneer recipe | popular restaurant style kadai paneer | dhaba stye karahi paneer | with 32 amazing images. kadai paneer is a quick dish of paneer cubes combined with a spicy kadhai ....
chilli paneer recipe | restaurant style chilli paneer recipe | Indo-Chinese chilli paneer recipe | with 32 amazing images. chilli paneer is a restaurant style chilli paneer recipe which is ....
A French meal is incomplete without a melt-in-the-mouth quiche. Bubbly cheese, crumbly paneer with spinach perked up with green chillies, this quiche combines all this and more in a pastry case, a delightful preparation that is sure to satiate your taste buds and ....
achari paneer recipe | Punjabi achari paneer | restaurant style achari paneer | healthy achari paneer | with 19 amazing images. achari paneer recipe is also calle ....
If you wish to break away from the standard coconut or potato-based accompaniments, try this corn and paneer bhaji with your dosa! of late, innovatively stuffed dosas are featuring on menus across the world. So, why not try one stuffed with this subzi?
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