Garlicky Paneer

This paneer preparation has predominant flavour of garlic. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Garlicky Paneer
Main Ingredients Cottage Cheese, Crushed Garlic
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Garlicky Paneer

  • 400 grams Cottage Cheese cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 12 cloves Crushed Garlic crushed
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 3 medium Onions chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger-garlic paste
  • 2-3 Green chillies slit
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 cup Yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup Cream
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic fried


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic, cumin seeds and onions and sauté for two minutes or till the mixture is lightly browned.
  2. Add ginger-garlic paste and green chillies and mix. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder and mix well.
  3. Add salt and yogurt and mix well. When the mixture comes to a boil, add paneer cubes and mix gently.
  4. Add garam masala powder, lemon juice and mix lightly. Add cream and switch off the heat. Garnish with fried garlic and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2058
Carbohydrates 54.2
Protein 88.8
Fat 165.1