Paneer

From a 7-year-old kid to 70-year-old grey haired person, there is hardly anyone who does not love the yummy and milky chunks of paneer! The inevitable rich qualities of milk mixed with Vitamin C obtained from lemon juice make it an extremely healthy variant of cheese.

Being the most basic and commonly used cheese in Indian cuisine, it is easily available in the market and malls. However, people who require it on a daily basis prefer to make it at home as it gets economically feasible for them.

There are lots of breakfast paneer recipes such as Paneer Sandwich recipes, Paneer Paratha recipes, Paneer Chapati, Paneer Roll, etc. You can try out Paneer Vegetable recipes for lavish lunch and dinner or use Paneer roll, Paneer Tikka, Paneer nugget, etc. as appetizers.

Paneer dessert recipes are also lip-smacking and worth a try. Some of these recipes are so versatile that you can have them as both appetizer and side dish. Spices used in the Indian cuisine endow these recipes with extra goodness.

The use of paneer dates back to the Vedic Age. On one hand, some age-old traditional Paneer dishes like Palak Paneer, Matar Paneer, Paneer Butter Masala, Shahi Paneer, Paneer Makhani are still loved by many whereas few snacks like Paneer tikka and Paneer nuggets are the new inclusions which are served with chopped onion rings and tomato sauce. If you master a few of the recipes you will certainly become a famous cook amongst your relatives and friends.

Eaten with rice, roti, paratha, naan, this cheese variant provides a number of health benefits as well. Protein and calcium present in it help in keeping the bone and muscle in good condition. Good fat shuts up your hunger pangs for a long time which also avoids the need for extra consumption of calories. Among the commonly added ingredients, the red chili powder serves as an immune booster and butter is known for reducing the risks of heart problems.

Therefore, including Paneer recipes in your daily diet not only make your meals delicious but improve your health too!

Chilli Paneer Recipe
Paneer

Chilli Paneer

If there is one paneer recipe that will remain in your memories for a long time after tasting, it is the Chilli Paneer recipe. The scandalous combination of chili and paneer gives an unparalleled taste to this dish and makes it a hot favorite among all the age groups. Chilli […]

Palak Paneer Recipe
Paneer, Spinach

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is probably one of the first paneer recipes that got popular in the common Indian households. The amicable combination of spinach and Indian cottage cheese is simply delicious and so healthy that one can hardly resist having it. The creaminess of paneer, cream and butter complement the earthy […]

Paneer Tikka Recipe
Paneer

Paneer Tikka

Paneer Tikka is usually a dry and fried version of cottage cheese (Paneer) chunks. The paneer cubes are either fried on a grill or you can also fry it on your regular tawa. Some people also cook it in an oven but it tastes the best when fried on a […]

Paneer Butter Masala with Roti
Paneer, Side Dish

Paneer Butter Masala

Used since the age of Vedas, Paneer is the most basic and inescapable item of an Indian kitchen. Various recipes of paneer such as matar paneer, rajma paneer, paneer khurchan, paneer pav bhaji, paneer capsicum curry, palak paneer, tomato paneer, etc. have been cooked, tasted and relished in different parts […]

Cheese_Paneer_Roll
Paneer, Snacks

Cheese Paneer Roll

Cheese Paneer Roll is paneer stuffed with cheese along with a few more added ingredients which makes it creamy and delicious. Moreover, it proves to be a great mood changer and is a popular street food in India as well. The history of cheese rolls dates way back in the […]

Paneer Khurchan
Curries and Gravies, Paneer, Vegetarian

Paneer Khurchan

Paneer Khurchan is a typical dhaba style recipe that is a standard feature in all the Punjabi style dhabas. In the typical Punjabi style, the main feature of this dish is Paneer, sauteed with capsicum and cooked in a tomato based gravy. “Khurchan“, originates from Hindi, meaning – scraping. In […]

Paneer Pav Bhaji
Chaat, Paneer

Paneer Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is a quintessential street chaat item of Mumbai fame. Now, while people have their own favourites amongst the many chaat dishes, I’m yet to come across someone who has not taken a fancy to the Pav Bhaji. The Paneer Pav Bhaji is a twist to this most  commonly […]

Paneer Nuggets
Fast Food, Kids, Paneer

Paneer Nuggets

Paneer Nuggets is a simple, easy to make snack for any occasion. Fresh paneer cubes are mixed with paste made with the spices, dusted in breadcrumbs and deep fried until golden brown & crispy. These are best served with ketchup or mint chutney either as an after-school snack, evening snack […]

Paratha
Paneer, Paratha

Rajma Paneer Paratha

Paratha is a very popular Punjabi dish with numerous variations. A comforting and delicious dish for any occasion, the parathas are made plain or with various stuffings. This variation uses paneer and rajma. Serve with pickle and curd. Ingredients: Atta (Wheat Flour) – 2 cups Rajma (Red Kidney Beans) – […]

Modak (Kozhukattai)
Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai, Navratri, Paneer

Paneer Kozhukattai

Kozhukattai or Modak are a popular sweet during Ganesh Chaturthi period. They come in different flavours and shapes as per the region and stuffing used. But all of them are equally tasty. Ingredients: Rice Flour – 1 cup Oil – 1 tsp Salt to Taste For Stuffing: Milk Khoya – […]