Paneer Pasanda (Paneer cooked in a Rich Tomato Sauce)


by: Aarthi

This is another one rich paneer dish to try out asap....The paneer pieces is stuffed with lots of nuts and raisins so that each bite is a mystery...I recommend you to give it a try..


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serves: 4

For Paneer:

packet Paneer-1

Paneer-1tblspn grated

Green chilli-1 chopped finely

Badam / Almonds-1 tblspn finely chopped

leaves Coriander / Cilantro-1 tblspn chopped

Raisans-1 tblspn chopped

Salt to taste

Cornstarch-2 tblspn

For Sauce:

Onion-1 chopped finely

Tomato-3 pureed

cup Yoghurt-1

Ginger garlic paste-1 tblspn

tsp Cumin seeds /Jeera-1

cup Milk/Cream-1/2

tsp Chilli powder-1

Coriander powder-1 tblspn

tsp Garam masala powder-1

Cilantro/Coriander leaves-for garnishing

-1 Cornflour slurry tblspn (1 tsp of cornflour mixed with 1 tblspn water)

Oil-1 tblspn

Nutrition Facts
Paneer Pasanda (Paneer cooked in a Rich Tomato Sauce)

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 156

  • Total Fat: 5.6 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 0.9 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.6 mg
  • Sodium: 51.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.7 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  •     Sugars: 9.3 g
  • Protein: 8 g

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1.  Take the paneer and cut into diagnols and slit in the middle..Mix cornflour with water and set aside..

2.  Mix grated paneer,almonds,green chilli,cilantro,raisans,salt together..Stuff this in the middle of the paneer pieces and dip it in cornflour paste and fry in oil till golden..Drain this and set aside..

3.  Now make the sauce…Heat oil in a frying pan..Crackle some cumin seeds..

4.  Add in onion and cook till golden..Add in ginger garlic paste and mix well..

5.  Add in chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder and mix well…

6.  Pour in the tomato puree and cook till oil separates…Add in yoghurt and mix well..

7.  Pour in required amount of water and mix well…Now pour in cream and mix well..

8.  Season with salt…Add in cornflour slurry and mix well..

9.  Now add in the paneer pieces and switch of the flame..

10.  Garnish with coriander leaves ..

11.  Serve hot with roti or rice..

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