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Achari Paneer - Simple paneer recipes - Side dish for rice, roti, naan with Paneer

We love Paneer dishes. Most cases Paneer dishes are simple to make. This dish is made with spices you normally do for pickle / achar. I love this spice combo. Once I tried this in a restaurant and I added it to my to do list. Finally I got chance to make it. Kids love it.
Tomatoes - 2
Onion - 1
Garlic - 3 pods
Ginger - 1 inch
Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Paneer - 300g (cut them into 1/2 inch cubes)
Oil - 1.5 tablespoon
Yougurt - 1/2 cup

For Masala
Red chillies - 5-7 (Adjust to your spice level)
Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
Methi seeds - 1/8 teaspoon
Coriander Seeds - 2 teaspoon
Cummin seeds - 1 teaspoon
Fennel seeds - 1/2 teaspoon

Heat pan and add 1 tablespoon of oil. When it is hot add ginger / garlic and fry till Garlic is in slight brown. Add onion and fry till it is transparent. Now add tomatoes and fry till they are mushy. Switch it off and let it cool

Dry roast the spices under for masala section. Let it cool down. Fry the paneer cube with 1/2 teaspoon of oil
Add the spices and powder it first and add the onion tomatoes and grind to smooth paste. Keep it aside.

Heat the pan and add rest of the oil. Now add the grinded paste fry till oil oozes out. Add yogurt, salt and water. Cook till you nice gravy consistency

Now add Paneer. And mix well. Cook for another 3-5 mins. Add coriander leaves and mix well.

Serve hot with rice / roti

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  1. Looks delicious and easy to cook too!

  2. love this one, going to make this but without paneer and more vegetables,love the idea of grinding everything in one

  3. I love paneer dishes,this one looks soo inviting!!

  4. I can eat paneer in any form. This looks absolutely delicious!!

  5. Love this achari paneer ...Looks so tempting ..

  6. Lovely dish..looks tempting and tasty.

  7. this looks really so delicous... tempting...

  8. Irresistible side dish, can have it happily with some rotis.


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