ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Masala Paneer (Cottage Cheese) Recipe

Updated on February 21, 2020
Sharma supriya profile image

supriya is a homemaker and she is very passionate about food.

paneer marination
paneer marination

For marination process

  • 250 grams paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 3/4 teaspoon gram masala
  • 3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt / as per required

Take paneer in a bowl add all the above mention ingredients an leave it for 15 minutes.

fried paneer cubes
fried paneer cubes

Take a pan heat ghee (clarified butter)/olive oil and fry paneer cubes for 1 minute and keep aside.

Gravy preparation method

  1. Firstly, in a large pan take 2 teaspoon oil and 1 teaspoon butter
  2. add cumin seed , bayleaf , cinnamon stick , green chillies, cardamom, cloves.saute till the spices turn aromatic.
  3. Furthermore, add in chopped onion and fry until it turns golden.
  4. Now add chopped ginger and garlic, saute well.
  5. When it turns golden brown, add chopped coriander leaves and some kasturi methi (fenugreek leaf) and saute well.
  6. Now add in turmeric , red chilli powder, coriander powder, chicken masala , roasted gram flour(chick pea flour) and salt.
  7. Saute on medium flame till the spices are cooked well.
  8. Now add tomato pulp and saute till it releases oil.
  9. when the spices start releasing oil, turn flame on high and add 1 cup of water and mix continuously
  10. Now add in fried paneer cubes .
  11. Cover for 2min in low flame till paneer absorbs the spices.
  12. Now add in gram masala powder and crushed kasturi methi (fenugreek leaf).
  13. Turn off the flame
  14. Finally , garnish it with malai and serve with rice or roti (chapati).

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 40 min
Ready in: 50 min
Yields: serving 4 people

Ingredients of Masala Paneer (curry / gravy)

  • 250gm paneer (cottage cheese) cubes, cubes
  • 3 medium size onion chopped, chopped
  • 2 medium size tomato puree, paste
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons cookin oil
  • 2 green cardamom
  • 2 gloves
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 inch ginger chopped, chopped
  • 4-5 garlic cloves chopped, chopped
  • 4-5 green chillies chopped, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons coriander leaves(cilantro) chopped, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kasturi methi(fenugreek leaves), crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 2 teaspoons chicken masala powder
  • 2 teaspoons coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon heavy cream, optional

Instructions

  1. if you are new to Indian cooking , I highly suggest you to follow the step by step photos with description available

Nutritional facts

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 4 person
Calories 365
Calories from Fat261
% Daily Value *
Fat 29 g45%
Saturated fat 16 g80%
Carbohydrates 15 g5%
Sugar 6 g
Fiber 2 g8%
Protein 11 g22%
Cholesterol 71 mg24%
Sodium 494 mg21%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

© 2020 Supriyasharma

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • profile image

      Subham 

      11 days ago

      It's owsme recipe.....i will try to make for my self

    • profile image

      Kevin 

      13 days ago

      Great job.. Waiting for the next one!

    • profile image

      Heena 

      4 weeks ago

      Tried and tasted.. Awesome!

      Waiting for the next one

    • profile image

      Sherry 

      4 weeks ago

      Amazing recipe.. Thanks

    • profile image

      Anx 

      4 weeks ago

      @supriya... Your recipe is so amazing... I tried at home and everyone is loving it... Thanks a lot for the expertise on incredible ingredients... Hope you post another fire packed recipe from your bucket soon.. Waiting for it!!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://maven.io/company/pages/privacy

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)