Achari Paneer


Paneer – 300 gms
Saunf – 2 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Methi dana – 1 pinch
Kalonji – 1/2 tsp
Jeera – 1 tsp
Garlic flake – 5 to 6
Ginger – 1 inch piece
Curd – 1/2 cup
Oil – 4 tbsp
Onion – 3
Green chilli – 3 to 4
Haldi – 1 tsp
Amchoor powder – 1 1/2 tsp
Slit green chillies – 2 to 3
Salt – 1 tsp

1. Slice paneer into nice square pieces.
2. Put saunf, mustard seeds, methi dana, kalonji and jeera into a bowl.
3. Grind garlic and ginger roughly and keep aside.
4. Heat the oil and add the mixture of seeds together into the heated oil. Let them splutter for 1 minute.
5. Then add chopped green chillies and onions. Fry till onions turn golden brown.
6. In this add, haldi and the garlic-ginger paste and cook for 1/2 minute. Add the paneer pieces.
7. Bring the curd to a smooth texture by stirring with a spoon and add gradually and keep stirring.
8. Add 1/2 tsp salt and amchoor powder. Dry up the curd a little bycooking.

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  1. Same question as Kasturi. when do you add Paneer??

  2. Interesting recipe and seems easy to follow.
    But the final step(s) seem to be missing. When does one add the paneer to the masala, and how much to cook them therafter?

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