Tomato and Basil Paneer

Paneer cubes cooked in basil flavoued tomato sauce. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Tomato and Basil Paneer
Main Ingredients Tomatoes, Basil leaves
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Tomato and Basil Paneer

  • 4 medium Tomatoes blanched and peeled
  • 10-12 Basil leaves
  • 250 grams Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic chopped
  • 1/2 cup Tomato puree
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Crushed black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons Red chilli flakes
  • 1/4 cup Cream


  1. Chop tomatoes and put in a blender jar. Blend into a smooth puree.
  2. Heat oil in a non stick pan, add garlic and sauté for ½ minute. Add onions and sauté till lightly browned.
  3. Add freshly pureed tomatoes and tomato puree and mix well.
  4. Add salt and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Add paneer and mix well.
  5. Add red chilli flakes, basil leaves and cream. Mix well and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Serve hot.