Watch: Here's How To Make The Delicious Paneer Makhanwala
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Paneer is deemed to be the signature vegetarian dish of India. From wedding to parties, everyone’s hunting for their favourite version of this quintessential vegetarian dish. One of the most famous varieties of the paneer curry is the Paneer Makhanwala. The gravy of this sweet tinted dish is made with onion, tomato, cashews, herbs and spices. The richness of the dish is in it's ingredients. In this video, we are making the creamy, buttery, and delicious Paneer Makhanwala. Paneer Makhanwala is best served with Paratha or roti. Dip your roti in this tasty sabzi and enjoy the creamy taste.


Oil - 2 tbsp

Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp

Garlic - 1 tbsp

Ginger - 1 tbsp

Green Chilli - 1 slit 

Cinnamon - 1 inch 

Onion - 1 cup 

Tomatoes - 2 cups 

Cashew Nuts - 1 tbsp

Coriander Powder - 1 tbsp

Red Chilli Powder - 1 tbsp

Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp

Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp

Salt to Taste

Coriander Stems - 1/4 cup 

Water - 500 ml 

Kasturi Methi Powder - 1 tbsp 

Sugar - 1 tbsp 

Butter - 1 tbsp 

Cream - 1/2 cup

Paneer - 1 cup

Chopped Coriander

Fresh Cream


In a wok, put some oil. Next, sauté cumin seeds, garlic, ginger, green chillies and cinnamon. Add onion, tomatoes and cashew nuts and cook. 

Now add the spices, coriander stems and salt and cook. Add water. Once the mixture is cooked for 5-10 mins, let it cool. Once cool, put the mixture in a blender and blend. 

Now through a sieve, put the mixture in to a wok and let it cook. Put kastoori methi, sugar, butter, cream and paneer in to the curry and cook. 

Garnish with coriander and enjoy with a bread of your choice.