Creamy Cashew Paneer Recipe For A Quick Lunch At Home

By Vidushi Singh

July 10, 2024

This gravy includes a rich blend of creamy cashew sauce and tender paneer cubes, simmered with aromatic spices, for a luxurious twist on traditional paneer dishes. Here is a recipe to try:


200 g paneer, cubed 1/2 cup cashew nuts, soaked 1 large onion, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 3 cloves of garlic 1-inch piece of ginger 1 green chilli (optional) 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder


1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 teaspoon of coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 1/2 cup of fresh cream 2 tablespoons of ghee or oil Salt to taste Fresh coriander leaves for garnish

Step 1

Blend soaked cashews, onion, tomatoes, garlic, ginger, and green chilli until smooth.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a kadai and fry paneer until golden. Set aside.

Step 3

In the same kadai, add cumin seeds and cashew paste. Cook until thickened.

Step 4

Stir in turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder, and salt. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Add the fried paneer and mix gently. Adjust consistency with water.

Step 5

Stir in fresh cream and garam masala. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with naan or rice.