How to make Paneer Pasanda -

Paneer slices stuffed with green chutney, mashed paneer and nuts mixture, and cooked in a flavourful onion-tomato gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese,

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Paneer Pasanda

Paneer Pasanda Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paneer Pasanda Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 200 grams

  • Cashewnuts 1 tablespoon

  • Raisins 1 tablespoon

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Green chutney 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 4-5 tablespoons

  • For gravy

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Cinnamon 2 inch sticks

  • Green cardamoms 5-6

  • Cloves 4

  • Onions boiled and ground 2-3 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Tomato puree 1/2 cup

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 1/2

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cream 1/2 cup

  • Green cardamom powder a pinch


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Cut the paneer into 4 thin slices and mash the remaining.

Step 2

Finely chop cashewnuts and add to mashed paneer along with raisins. Add green chutney and Tata Salt Lite and mix well.

Step 3

Spread this mixture on 2 paneer slices and cover them with remaining two slices. Cut into small triangles. Mix cornflour in ½ cup water to make a thick batter.

Step 4

Dip the paneer triangles in the batter and deep fry till lightly golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

To make the gravy, heat oil in a nonstick handi. Add bay leaves, cinnamon, green cardamoms and cloves and sauté. Add the onion paste and sauté. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Add tomato purée and mix well. Sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, green chillies and Tata Salt Lite and mix well. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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