How to make Paneer Anar -

Cottage cheese cooked with pomegranate pearls and juice .

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Fresh Pomegranate Juice (ताज़े अनार का रस)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Paneer Anar

Paneer Anar 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paneer Anar Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 200 grams

  • Fresh Pomegranate Juice 3 cups

  • Fresh pomegranate pearls 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped 1 cup

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) soaked 2 tablespoons

  • Cashewnuts soaked 10-12

  • Ginger 1 1/2 inch cloves

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Yogurt whisked 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamom powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan, add onions and sauté till golden. Grind poppy seeds, cashewnuts and ginger to a fine paste. Add pomegranate juice to the pan and bring it to a boil.

Step 2

Cut paneer into different shapes and add to the pan. Add salt, red chilli powder, ground masala and mix gently.

Step 3

Add yogurt and mix. Add green cardamom powder and mix. Garnish with fresh pomegranate pearls and serve hot. Add yogurt and mix. Add green cardamom powder and mix. Garnish with fresh pomegranate pearls and serve hot.

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