How to make Hare Chane Aur Paneer Ki Sabzi -

A typical Punjabi spicy dish made with fresh green chana and paneer

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Green Chana, Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Hare Chane Aur Paneer Ki Sabzi

Hare Chane Aur Paneer Ki Sabzi 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.    

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Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Hare Chane Aur Paneer Ki Sabzi Recipe

  • Green Chana shelled 200 grams

  • Cottage Cheese 150 grams

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Garlic 8 cloves

  • Oil 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onions,grated 4 medium

  • Tomatoes, grated 3 large

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted cumin powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Clean, wash and drain green chana. Cut paneer into small pieces. Grind ginger and garlic into a paste

Step 2

Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour, add grated onions and sauté till light brown. Add two tablespoons of water to the ginger and garlic pastes and mix.

Step 3

Once the onion turns brown add this mixture and stir. Add grated tomatoes and sauté for ten to fifteen minutes or till oil surfaces.

Step 4

Add hare chane and one cup of water and bring it to a boil. Add salt, red chilli powder, roasted cumin powder and stir. Cover and let it cook on medium heat for ten to twelve minutes.

Step 5

Add coriander powder and mix. Add chopped coriander leaves, paneer pieces, garam masala powder and simmer for two minutes.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.