How to make Reshmi Paneer - Cottage cheese chunks and green capsicum cooked in a creamy onion tomato masala.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Cottage cheese (paneer) (पनीर), Fresh cream (ताज़ी क्रीम )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Reshmi Paneer Recipe Card

Reshmi Paneer

A recipe that makes even simple dinners at home feel like restaurant style dining. Paneer chunks and capsicum strips cooked in a flavourful creamy masala. The aroma and flavour of powdered spices and fresh ginger takes the dish to another level. Have it along with rotis or any kind of bread.

For more recipes related to Reshmi Paneer checkout Reshmi Paneer Pepper Kadai, Grilled Paneer Salad with Garlic Confit, Paneer Malvani Curry. You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Tandoori Gobhi Musallam, Malvani Drumstick, Molake huruli(horsegram)curry, Potato Bhaji.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Reshmi Paneer Recipe

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) 500 grams

  • Fresh cream 1 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green capsicum 1 medium

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tomato puree 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander sprigs 8-10

  • Tomato seeded and cut into thin strips 1 medium

  • Garam masala powder 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger juliennes for garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Cut onion into half and slice.

Step 3

Add cumin seeds and onion to the pan and saute well.

Step 4

Cut capsicum into thin strips and add alongwith tomato. Toss.

Step 5

Add garlic paste, ginger paste, coriander powder and turmeric powder and mix well. Saute well.

Step 6

Add tomato puree, toss to mix and cook further.

Step 7

Cut cottage cheese into thick fingers.

Step 8

Add salt and red chilli powder to the pan and mix well. Add little water, mix well and cook. Add cottage cheese.

Step 9

Finely chop coriander sprigs.

Step 10

Add cream to the pan and mix well. Add garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 11

Add chopped coriander and mix well. Let it get heated through.

Step 12

Serve hot garnished with ginger juliennes.