Aloo Paneer Recipe


For roasting:

4 tsp oil

3 potato, cubed

16 cubes paneer / cottage cheese

For curry:

1 tbsp butter

1 bay leaf

3 pods cardamom

1 inch cinnamon

4 cloves

1 tsp kasuri methi

1 onion, finely chopped

1 tsp ginger garlic paste

¼ tsp turmeric

1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder

1 tsp corainder powder

½ tsp cumin powder

1½ cup tomato puree

3 tbsp cashew paste

1 cup water

1 tsp salt

2 tbsp cream

2 tbsp paneer / cottage cheese, grated

¼ tsp garam masala

2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped


1.Firstly, add 1 tbsp butter and saute 1 bay leaf, 3 pods cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon, 4 cloves and 1 tsp kasuri methi. roast until the spices turn aromatic.Now add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until the onions turn golden brown.Further add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder and ½ tsp cumin powder.

2.Now add 1½ cup tomato puree and saute until oil is released.Also, add 3 tbsp cashew paste and saute for a minute.Add in 1 cup water, 1 tsp salt. mix well.Furthermore, add roasted potato and paneer.

3.Cover and boil for 2 minutes, or until the flavours are absorbed.Add in 2 tbsp cream, 2 tbsp grated paneer and mix well.Turn off the flame and add ¼ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander.Finally, enjoy aloo paneer masala with roti or chapati.