Paneer Casserole Bake Recipe

Paneer Casserole Bake is a delicious and comforting vegetarian dish made with paneer, a type of Indian cheese. The paneer is marinated in a flavorful blend of spices and then baked with a creamy tomato sauce and vegetables. The result is a creamy and cheesy casserole with a hint of spice. This dish is perfect for a cozy dinner or for entertaining guests. Serve it with naan or rice for a complete meal.

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Ingredients for Paneer Casserole Bake Recipe

  • 0.40 cup Paneer Cubes
  • 1/10 cup Yogurt
  • 1/5 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/10 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/10 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.40 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/5 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.40 tablespoon Butter
  • 1/5 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/5 cup Tomato Puree
  • 0.40 tablespoon Cashew Paste
  • 1/20 cup Cream
  • 1/5 cup Mixed Vegetables
  • as required Fresh Cilantro, For Garnish

Directions: Paneer Casserole Bake Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a casserole dish.
  • STEP 2.In a bowl, combine the paneer cubes with yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt. Mix well and let it marinate for 15-20 minutes.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a pan and sauté onions until golden brown. Add the marinated paneer and cook for a few minutes until it starts to brown.
  • STEP 4.In a separate pan, heat butter and add cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add tomato puree, cashew paste, and cream. Cook for a few minutes until the sauce thickens.
  • STEP 5.Add the cooked paneer and vegetables to the tomato sauce. Mix well and transfer the mixture to the greased casserole dish.
  • STEP 6.Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes until the top is golden and bubbly.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use store-bought paneer or make your own at home.
  • Feel free to add your favorite vegetables like bell peppers, peas, or carrots to the casserole.
  • For a spicier version, add chopped green chilies or red chili flakes to the marinade.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the casserole in the oven or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the paneer casserole bake as a main dish with naan or rice, or as a side dish with other Indian curries.
Nutrition
value
248
calories per serving
12 g Fat13 g Protein22 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    22g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    22g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    338mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    26mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    78mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    25mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    41mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    253mg
  • Selenium
    12mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp