Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Handi Paneer

Handi Paneer

Handi Paneer

Handi Paneer is the special creamy & spicy recipe which is prepared in handi, hence the
name handi paneer.

Handi Paneer

This is a North Indian delicacy goes well with all sorts of Indian breads.....like roti, chapati,
naan, kulcha etc.

Handi Paneer


In handi paneer, paneer cubes are marinated in yogurt & spices & then added to gravy. It's a vegetable delight.


200 gms paneer (cottage cheese)
2 tbsp fresh curd (yogurt)
2 small onions cut into slices
4 tomatoes chopped
2-3 green chilies chopped
1 inch ginger minced
4-5 cloves of garlic chopped
8-9 strands of saffron 
1 tbsp fresh cream
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp butter or vegetable oil
1/2 tsp kitchen king masala
1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
Salt to taste

Whole garam masala:

2 bay leaves
1 dry red chili 
2 green cardamoms 
1 black cardamom
3-4 black peppercorns
1 inch cinnamon stick
2 cloves


1. Cut paneer in cubes.In a mixing bowl mix cubes of paneer, yogurt,
   fresh cream & salt. Keep aside. Soak saffron in water.

2. Heat a pan, add oil or butter & add whole garam masala.

3. Saute well for a minute & add green chilies, minced ginger &
    chopped garlic.Saute for few seconds.

4. Add slices of onion & cook until onion gets light pink color.

5. Add chopped tomatoes, salt, red chili powder,  turmeric powder.
   Cook until tomatoes become tender & flavored.

6. Add saffron with water & cook until gravy become thick.

7. Cook on low flame, add the mixture of paneer & mix the kitchen
    king masala. Cook for 3-4 mins & garnish with coriander leaves.

8. Serve hot.

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  1. Wow..... What a flavorful paneer , looks creamy !!

  2. Looks tempting & spicy ,goes well with chapathi .