Paneer Nirala | How to make Paneer Nirala

By Vandana Tyagi  |  5th Jun 2016  |  
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About Paneer Nirala Recipe

A must try for paneer lovers!

Paneer Nirala

Ingredients to make Paneer Nirala

  • For filling of paneer: 2 tomatoes
  • salt as per taste
  • 3- 4 green chillies
  • pasta seasoning
  • For gravy: 1 large onion
  • 10 cashew
  • 10 almonds
  • black pepper as per taste
  • salt as per taste
  • amchoor powder 1/2 tsp
  • 1 cup milk
  • small piece ginger
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 2 green chilli

How to make Paneer Nirala

  1. Take a pan, boil one and half cup water in it, then add one onion (cut into 4- 5 pieces), along with cashew and almonds. When the onion softens and loses raw smell switch off the gas. Drain the water and grind the ingredients into a paste.
  2. Grind two tomatoes, and green chilly. Cook on medium flame in a pan, till the water evaporates and only dry paste of tomatoes is left, add cilantro, pasta seasoning and pinch of salt, if you have cornflakes crush 1 tablespoon and add them to the mixture. Filling is ready.
  3. In another pan, pour 2 tablespoon oil and add ginger-garlic-green chilli paste.
  4. After 30 seconds add the onion paste, let it simmer for 5 minutes, as it starts separating from the oil add amchoor powder, black pepper powder.
  5. Now add 1 cup water and 1 cup milk mixture to it slowly. Keep the gas on low flame. Let it cook for 20- 25 minutes.
  6. If the gravy gets too thick then add some more water.
  7. Now take paneer and cut it into large pieces, slit each piece from the centre and fill it with tomato filling. When the gravy is ready add salt to it as per taste, and then immerse the paneer pieces. Cook for 3 minutes on low flame. Serve hot.

My Tip:

I have also added dry mint leaves powder for flavour and smell. You can add garam masala if you like, I did not use it.

Reviews for Paneer Nirala (1)

Sanjay Reddy2 years ago

WoW! Amazing paneer recipe.