How to make Lehsuni Dhania Paneer -

Cottage cheese cooked with coriander and garlic.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese , Fresh Coriander

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Lehsuni Dhania Paneer

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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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Lehsuni Dhania Paneer Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 400 grams

  • Fresh Coriander

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Garlic 12 cloves

  • Fresh coriander leaves 3/4 cup

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped 3 medium

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2-3 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon 1

  • Cream 1/2 cup

Method

Step 1

Chop green chillies, garlic, ½ cup coriander leaves in a chopper. Cut paneer into 1 inch cubes and then halve them into triangles.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add onions and sauté for 2 minutes or till lightly browned. Add ginger-garlic paste and mix.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder and mix well. Add chopped ginger-garlic-coriander leaves and ¼ cup water and mix well.

Step 4

Add salt and yogurt and mix. When the mixture comes to a boil, add paneer pieces and mix gently. Add garam masala powder, juice of a lemon and mix lightly.

Step 5

Add cream and switch off the heat. Chop the remaining coriander leaves and garnish the dish with it.

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 www.sanjeevkapoor.com 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.