Paneer recipes - Paneer is Indian cottage cheese. Homemade paneer or store bought, you can prepare a wide range of side dish, snack, breakfast or even desserts.
Paneer is rich source of milk protein, calcium thus making it a boon for vegetarians. Now a days, paneer is available easily in shops if you feel you cannot prepare at home from scratch.
If paneer is there at home, you can easily prepare side dish for flatbreads like paratha, phulka, roti etc. It also goes well with mild pulao or simple steamed rice and a vegetable sabji.
Not only this, you can also make snack varieties easily with paneer. It is easily kid's favorite and family favorite.
Sweets like rasgulla, sandesh, kheer can also be prepared with paneer. These desserts are prepared with fresh chenna (the ingredient you get while making paneer before setting it to blocks).
Learn how to make paneer from scratch in the post with detailed step by step photos, instructions, tips and tricks and a video as well.
When you think about paneer recipes, the first thing that comes to mind is paneer butter masala. Here's where you should start. Check out the recipe below.
2. Palak paneer
Another famous dish you can prepare with this milky flavored cottage cheese is palak paneer. Check out the recipe below
Green peas and paneer make an absolutely delicious combo. With fresh ground spices in this gravy, it turns out totally a dhaba style Punjabi dish.
4. Shahi paneer
A popular restaurant style dish, rich with cream in tomato base. This paneer recipe is a perfect side dish for all Indian flat breads and mild pulaos.
Quick & easy
1. Kadai paneer
Want to prepare something quick for lunch or dinner? Kadai paneer is most flavorful side dish you can prepare under 30 mins.
Quick fix for your hunger pangs, yet a filling one. Aren't they tempting. Learn how to make it below.
3. Paneer dosa
If you have dosa batter, this is very easy to prepare home style paneer dosa. Do not forget to pair it up with peanut chutney as shown.
With green chutney smeared in the paneer, it is delicious as such and very easy to prepare too.
Paneer momos with wheat flour momo skin. A healthier version of the regular momo you make.
Paneer with green marinade make a tasty snack. You do not even need a side dish, good as such.
Have mint to finish? you can try this exotic white base gravy with fresh or dried mint.
Paneer kurma is best combination for chapathi and rice variety like ghee rice.
Layer style biryani with golden fried paneer and caramelized onion.
4. Methi paneer
Paneer subji style with methi leaves and spices for a quick side dish fix.
Have pesto in hand? This is a must try variation for surprising your family.
Add to other dishes
You can also add paneer to other regular dishes like the one below. The soft cottage cheese makes a good add to our regular pav bhaji taking to another level.
Quickly marinate paneer and make pizza toppings with it. Perfect party dinner idea.
Vegetable jalfrezi is best way to make your kids eat vegetables along with paneer. Make it as wrap or serve as sabji, any way you want.
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