Quick N Easy Paneer Recipe

Quick N Easy Paneer is a simple and delicious Indian dish made with fresh paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and a flavorful blend of spices. It is a versatile dish that can be enjoyed as a main course or used as a filling for wraps and sandwiches. The paneer is cooked in a rich tomato-based gravy, which is seasoned with aromatic spices like cumin, coriander, and turmeric. This dish is perfect for those who want to enjoy a quick and easy vegetarian meal without compromising on taste.

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Ingredients for Quick N Easy Paneer Recipe

  • 50 gram Paneer, Cut Into Cubes
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger, Grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Pureed
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Quick N Easy Paneer Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, ginger, and garlic. Saute until fragrant.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped onions and cook until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add tomato puree, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Cook until the oil separates from the masala.
  • STEP 4.Add paneer cubes and cook for a few minutes until they are coated with the masala.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • To make the paneer softer, soak it in warm water for 15-20 minutes before using.
  • You can also add vegetables like bell peppers and peas to make it more nutritious.
  • For a creamier texture, add a tablespoon of fresh cream or yogurt to the gravy.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover paneer can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the paneer in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve the paneer with naan, roti, or rice for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
201
calories per serving
11 g Fat9 g Protein16 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    11g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    16g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    16g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    11g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    92mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    603mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    57mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    25mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    104mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    142mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
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