Paneer Peshewari | How to make Paneer Peshewari

By Moumita Malla  |  19th Jan 2016  |  
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About Paneer Peshewari Recipe

There are variety of delicious paneer dishes that you come across in restaurant's menu card,mainly in North Indian Restaurent.Paneer Peshewari is one of them.It is a creamy,rich paneer dish cooked in Peshawari style . Peshawar,a state in Pakistan is popular for its exotic,creamy and spicy foods.

Paneer Peshewari is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Paneer Peshewari has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Moumita Malla is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Paneer Peshewari recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Paneer Peshewari is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 20 minutes. This is recipe of Paneer Peshewari is perfect to serve 2 people. Paneer Peshewari is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Paneer Peshewari. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Paneer Peshewari by commenting on this page below!

Paneer Peshewari

Ingredients to make Paneer Peshewari

  • onions-2(cut into halves)
  • paneer-250 grams
  • ginger Garlic Paste-1 teaspoon
  • Green chilli paste-of 2 chilies
  • Red chillies-2
  • coriander seeds -1 tablespoons
  • Fresh cream-2 tablespoon(forcooking)1teaspoon(for garnishing)
  • cashew paste-2 tablespoons(soaked 6-8 cashew nuts into warm water and then make a fine paste adding little bit water)
  • Green cardamom-2
  • bay leaf -1
  • cinnamon stick -1inch
  • Kasoori methi -1/2 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder-1 teaspoon
  • Curd-2 tablespoons(beaten with 1 teaspoon water)
  • Green capsicum or bell pepper-1( cutintothinsliced)
  • Ghee or clarified butter- 1 teaspoon
  • oil-1/4cup
  • salt to taste
  • sugar-1/2 teaspoon
  • almonds-4(soaked,peeledandcutintothinsliced)
  • Chopped coriander leaves-1/4 cup

How to make Paneer Peshewari

  1. Add 1 / 2 cup water in a heat proof bowl, bring it to boil, when the water will start boiling add halved cut onions, cook for 5 minutes on medium flame. Switch off the gas. Remove onions from heat, strain the water and grind the boiled onions to make a fine paste.
  2. Dry roast coriander seeds and red chilli and grind to make a fine powder.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add bay leaf, green cardamom and cinnamon stick.
  4. Add onions paste, fry till onions are soft and light brown.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste and green chilies paste and cook until the raw smell of masala goes away.
  6. Add dry roasted coriander powder and red chillies powder. Cook until oil gets separated.
  7. Now add sliced green capsicum or bell peppers.
  8. Add salt and sugar. Add 1/2 cup of water and bring it to boil on high flame. When water will start boiling,reduce the gas on medium. Cover with lid, cook for 3-4 minutes until gravy be semi thickened.
  9. Open the lid, add paneer cubes,mix well with gravy
  10. Add cashew paste, cream and the kasuri methi, garam masala powder and 1 teaspoon ghee. Cover with lid and cook for 2 minutes.
  11. Switch off the heat, transfer into a serving bowl. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, 1 tablespoon cream and sliced almonds or badam flakes.

My Tip:

If you want to make it red gravy,just add 1 chopped tomatoe and 1 teaspoon turmeric powder.

Reviews for Paneer Peshewari (13)

Adv Rajni Gupta3 months ago


Ankit Kumar Gupta4 months ago


Jahnavi Jonnalagadda4 months ago


Shubhra Shah4 months ago


Nina Roy7 months ago

Cooked it tasted wonderful.

Priyanka Sata10 months ago

It tastes superb ... loved it ... thanks for sharjng

poonam pabbuna year ago

Very mouth watering

Pratibha Bhatnagara year ago


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