Kasuri Paneer

This is a quick and simple vegetarian recipe, here paneer (cottage cheese) is added to sautéed onions, tomatoes and spices for a satisfying hot dish,which also has a mild flavour of kasuri methi goes very well with Phulkas.


1 tbsp Oil .

½ tsp Cumin Seeds.

½ cup finely chopped Onion.

1 tspn Ginger-Garlic Paste.

2 Green Chillies finely chopped.

1/2 cup Tomatoes finely chopped.

¼ tspn Turmeric Powder.

½ tspn Red Chilli Powder.

½ tspn Coriander Powder.

½ tspn Garam Masala Powder.

1 tsp Kasuri Methi.

200 gms Paneer (cottage cheese),cut into tiny pieces.

Salt to taste

2 tbsp chopped Coriander Leaves.


Cut Paneer into tiny pieces and keep aside

Finely Chop the onions, tomatoes and green chillies. Keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan.Add cumin seeds. Let them crackle and change color. Once they get browned, add onions.Mix well and sauté the onions. When the onions become translucent, add ginger-garlic paste and chopped green chilies.

Sauté for some seconds till the raw aroma of the ginger-garlic goes away.
Now add tomatoes and sauté on medium-low heat till they become soft.
Now add turmeric, red chili powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder.

Mix well and sauté for 5 to 6 seconds.Now add paneer and salt,Mix well and cook for 1 minute.

Add kasuri methi & chopped coriander leaves mix lightly.

Remove in a serving bowl and serve hit with phulkas or Rotis.

Happy Cooking!


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