Paneer Yogi Recipe - Sauteed paneer cubes cooked in a yogurt based gravy.

This recipe is contributed by Member Kuntala Sinha.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese), Yogurt

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course_Veg

Paneer Yogi

Paneer Yogi Recipe - how to make Paneer Yogi


Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into ½ inch cubes 250 grams

  • Yogurt 3/4 cup

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Cashewnuts 1/2 cup

  • Green chillies 5

  • Green cardamoms 2

  • Cinnamon 1/2 inch stick

  • Cloves 2

  • Ginger chopped 1/2 inch

  • Oil 4 tablespoons


Step 1

Blend yogurt with salt, sugar and one green chilli to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Make a paste of cashews and three chillies and set aside. Chop one chilli and set it aside.Heat half tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 3

Add paneer and saute for three minutes and sprinkle salt on it. Remove and keep aside.

Step 4

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan. Add cardamoms, cinnamon, cloves and ginger and saute for a minute.

Step 5

Add cashew-chilli paste and stir on low heat for two minutes. Add yogurt and keep stirring till the mixture thickens.

Step 6

Add salt, chopped chilli and cover and cook for a minute.Add the paneer and keep stirring slowly.Remove and serve hot with chapatis.

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