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Laal Paneer Recipe

Spicy tangy paneer recipe which is spicy and tangy. This is a delicious red paneer dish which goes well with any roti or rice.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Indian, North Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 312 kcal


  • 200 grams Paneer
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 large Tomato Pureed
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 tbsp Kashmiri Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • Salt
  • Coriander leaves


  • Take cut paneer, coat in cornflour and fry in oil till golden brown. Remove and set aside.
  • Mix kashmiri chilli powder in water to a paste and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add in whole spices. Add in red chilli powder water and cook for 1 min.
  • Add in ginger paste and mix well.
  • Add in tomato puree and cook till raw smell leaves.
  • Add in cumin powder, salt and mix well.
  • Add in little water and bring it to a boil.
  • Add in paneer cubes and mix well.
  • Simmer for 5 mins.
  • Add coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Serve



  1. You can cut paneer into any shapes as you like. 
  2. Adding garam masala powder gives nice flavour as well.
  3. If you want you can ginger garlic paste instead of ginger paste.
  4. Finely chopped onions can be added and fry it lightly before adding tomatoes.
Nutrition Facts
Laal Paneer Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 servings)
Calories 312 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 33mg11%
Sodium 52mg2%
Potassium 277mg8%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1368IU27%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Calcium 274mg27%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Laal Paneer, Red Paneer Curry
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