Peda is a popular and traditional North Indian sweet made during festivals and occasions. The Mango Peda is a super simple recipe and makes for a great dessert to any festival, special occasion or parties. This peda is very popular during the summer months as the mangoes are in season. […]
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!
Paneer Capsicum Curry is a delicious and easy to make side dish for rotis, naans or parathas. It can also be served with fried rice, pulaos or plain steamed rice too. Ideal for lunch or dinner. Ingredients: Paneer – 10 cubes Capsicum – 10 cubes Onion – 1, finely chopped […]
Paneer Finger Fry is a perfect appetizer snack for any occasion – whether it is a snack for evening time, weekend parties, sunday brunch or any get together, these paneer fingers are easy to make and makes for a yummy dish. Serve this with a choice of dip or ketchup. […]
Matar Paneer is a very popular North Indian dish made with green peas, paneer (cottage cheese) and spices. It is a delicious curry often server as a side dish with roti, naan or pulao. Ingredients Paneer – 400 gms, cubed Green Peas – 200 gms, boiled Onion – 2, finely […]
Paneer Popcorn is a super quick, crunchy snack for kids. Perfect during the summer holidays when kids will be bored and restless, this is an ideal anytime snack for them. A lip-smacking appetizer, this can be made in a jiffy with minimal ingredients and time. Best served with ketchup. […]
Paratha is a popular North Indian dish with numerous regional variations. This variation uses Aloo (Potato) and Paneer (Cottage Cheese) as a filling. Serve with curd or pickle for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Ingredients: Potatoes – 2, boiled and mashed Paneer – 4 tblsp, crumbled Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 […]
Paneer Bhurji is a great breakfast dish. It also makes a quick and easy dinner dish when teamed with hot Chapatis or Parathas.
A royal dish from the kingdom of Golconda, the paneer pieces are marinated in mixture of curd, cream, spices and cooked in a tandoor (or a clay oven). Serve with mint chutney for the delectable flavour. Ingredients: Paneer – 500 gms, cut into 2 inch cubes Green Chilli Paste – […]
Punjabi Malai Palak is a delicious and easy to make side dish for roti, naan or pulao. Spinach is a healthy leafy vegetable rich in nutrients especially fiber, vitamin K, iron, vitamin C and more. It is a healthy addition to any meal. Ingredients: Palak (Spinach) – 1 1/2 cups, […]