Aug 21, 2011

Paneer Pasanda (Paneer cooked in a Rich Tomato Sauce)

Paneer Pasanda (Paneer cooked in a Rich Tomato Sauce)
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...



For Paneer:
Paneer-1 packet
Paneer-1tblspn grated
Green chilli-1 chopped finely
Badam / Almonds-1 tblspn finely chopped
Coriander leaves / Cilantro-1 tblspn chopped
Raisans-1 tblspn chopped
Salt to taste
Cornstarch-2 tblspn

For Sauce:
Onion-1 chopped finely
Tomato-3 pureed
Yoghurt-1 cup
Ginger garlic paste-1 tblspn
Cumin seeds /Jeera-1 tsp
Milk/Cream-1/2 cup
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder-1 tblspn
Garam masala powder-1 tsp
Cilantro/Coriander leaves-for garnishing
Cornflour slurry -1 tblspn (1 tsp of cornflour mixed with 1 tblspn water)
Oil-1 tblspn


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

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..

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Garnish with coriander leaves ..

Serve hot with roti or rice..


Ingrediants for Paneer Stuffings

Mix everything together and divide into equal portions
Cut up paneer pieces like this

Stuff it with the filling

Dip it in cornflour slurry

Fry them in oil..

Now take your ingrediants for sauce

Saute onions in oil

add in onions and fry

add in ginger garlic paste

and throw in chilli powder and coriander powder

pour in tomato puree and mix well

Season with salt and sugar

pour in curd and mix well

add in cream and mix well

Add some cornflour slurry

sprinkle some garam masala powder...

throw back the paneer pieces

mix well

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Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said... Best Blogger Tips

You do have some amazing recipes, I only wish I could find the ingredients :-( Diane

soujanya said... Best Blogger Tips

Vowww!! paneer looks absolute delicious....wants 2 try immedietely....nice brief explanation...thanq
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Harini said... Best Blogger Tips

very rich and creamy!!

ANU said... Best Blogger Tips

wow awesome recipe dear...thanks for sharing!

Sunshine said... Best Blogger Tips

That looks delicious!

PJ said... Best Blogger Tips

I was going to prepare this for next weeks theme. You bet me to it :). Looks delicious...

usha said... Best Blogger Tips

Loving your nawabi khana

Kako said... Best Blogger Tips

This is very nice!

Spandana said... Best Blogger Tips

wow... it looks very the rich creamy texture!!
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Spoon and Chopsticks said... Best Blogger Tips

That looks like a wonderful dish! Rich and spicy.

Hasna said... Best Blogger Tips

wow!! that luks rich & delicious... bookmarking ths fr future ref.

Dzoli said... Best Blogger Tips

The Sauce looks so tasty:) Worth trying:)

Srivalli said... Best Blogger Tips

Wow that's quite an interesting one..:)

Kalyani said... Best Blogger Tips

Rich, creamy and delicious :-)

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Nirmala's kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks very delicious and yummy!!!!!

vaishali sabnani said... Best Blogger Tips

Smashing!! the stuffing...super recipe.bookmarked.

kankana said... Best Blogger Tips

I have been thinking of making paneer pasanda for a long time now. Thanks for the inspiration!

Sharmilee! :) said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks so interesting and yummy idea...

Kalpana Sareesh said... Best Blogger Tips

wow so good .. hv not yet tasted this dish am so much tempted to make these .. bookmarked..awesome work..

Prathibha said... Best Blogger Tips

such a delicious curry..looks yumm

Ciccia said... Best Blogger Tips

I found you on my daughter's blog ( and I'm following you immediately, I love Indian food. Caramella will follow you later, as soon as she logs in. Hello from Rome!

Cooking Creation said... Best Blogger Tips

I would just love to spend a week in your yummy kitchen! Everything always sounds so delicious including this recipe!

Priti said... Best Blogger Tips

Love this ....and you have done it so perfectly

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Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

Highly inviting paneer pasanda,delicious..

Vatsala. said... Best Blogger Tips

Very yummy. I love this recipe. I've posted this on my blog.

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Teresa Blackburn said... Best Blogger Tips

Once again you have given us a tasty recipe to try! Thanks and Bon Apetit!

RAKS KITCHEN said... Best Blogger Tips

sounds really rich and amazing recipe!

Suma Gandlur said... Best Blogger Tips

Rich and delicious! Love the pictorial presentation.

Naked Mommy said... Best Blogger Tips

I love paneer! Thanks for sharing this recipe, I can't wait to try it! Your pictures and step by step instructions are great.

Naked Mommy said... Best Blogger Tips

What great pictures and step by step instructions! Can't wait to try this out, I love paneer!!