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Malai mogar paneer

Shyama Amit
30 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Malai mogar paneer RECIPE

Malai mogar paneer is rajasthani Curry,mostly served during weddings. Very tasty and creamy mogar with paneer, can be served with Roti, naan

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Festive
  • Rajasthan
  • Simmering
  • Pressure Cook
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup yellow moon daal(soaked for 30 minutes)
  2. 250 gram paneer
  3. 1/2 cup curd
  4. 1/2 cup fresh malai
  5. Water 1/2 cup or as needed
  6. 8-10 cashew nuts
  7. 2 medium sized tomatoes finely chhoped
  8. 1spring curry leaves
  9. 2 to 3 green chillies
  10. 1 tsp turmeric powder
  11. 1 tsp red chilly powder
  12. 1 tsp cumin seeds
  13. Pinch of Asafoetida
  14. 1/2 tsp garam masala
  15. Salt to taste
  16. 2 tbsp Desi ghee
  17. 1 tbsp Butter


  1. Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds and Curry leaves to splutter .
  2. Add hing, green chillies, and cashewnuts and saute for a minute
  3. Add moong daal ,red chilly and salt and water and cook with a lid for 5 to 6 minutes on a low flame.
  4. Then add curd, tomato and gram masala and cook for 1or 2 minute
  5. Add malai and give it a good mix
  6. Finely add paneer and mix well
  7. Switch off the flame and lastly add butter and serve hot with roti, naan and rice

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Sheetal Sharma
Sheetal Sharma   May-25-2017

Lovely paneer dish!

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