How to make Paneer Do Pyaza - Paneer cooked in a flavourful masala and onion two ways – layers and delicious fried onions!

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

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Paneer Do Pyaza

Chunks of paneer cooked in a delicious masala and two types of onions. Separated layers of onions and deliciously caramelized fried onions add plenty of flavour to this recipe. The recipe calls for a long list of ingredients but they are all everyday easily available ingredients.

For more recipes related to Paneer Do Pyaza checkout Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Babycorn Balchao, Shahi Paneer, Malai Kofta Curry . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Broccoli Corn Jalapeno Stir Fry, Baked Vegetables in Spinach Saucei, Garlic Curry, Easy Pumpkin ki Sabzi.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paneer Do Pyaza Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 500 grams

  • Onions 4 medium

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Green cardamoms crushed 5

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Tomato puree 1/4 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fried onions 1/2 cup

  • Ginger,cut into juliennes 1 inch piece

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup


Step 1

Heat a deep non-stick pan and add 2 tablespoons oil.

Step 2

Halve 2 onions. Cut further into halves and open out the layers.

Step 3

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in another non-stick pan and add these big onion pieces to it.

Step 4

Add cumin seeds, green cardamoms and 2 sliced onions to the oil in the deep pan.

Step 5

Sauté till onions turn golden. Cut paneer into 2 inch triangles. Sauté and toss the big onion layers till golden and take off the heat.

Step 6

Add garlic paste and ginger paste to onions in the deep pan. Sauté and add 2 tablespoons water. Mix well.

Step 7

Add tomatoes and tomato puree and mix. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder. Mix well and cook till oil separates.

Step 8

Add paneer triangles and mix well with the masala. Add cream and mix well.Add salt and mix again.

Step 9

Add garam masala powder, the big browned onion pieces and ½ cup fried onions.

Step 10

Add ginger juliennes and coriander leaves. Mix everything together lightly. Serve immediately.