How to make Paneer Do Pyaza -

Paneer cooked in a flavourful masala and onion two ways – layers and delicious fried onions!

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Paneer Do Pyaza checkout Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Manchurian, Paneer Babycorn Balchao, Malai Kofta Curry . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Jamaican Jerk Potatoes-SK Khazana Karela Andhra Style Khumbh Hara Dhania Turi Bhaji

Paneer Do Pyaza

Paneer Do Pyaza Recipe Card


Chunks of paneer cooked in a delicious masala and two types of onions. Separated layers of onions and deliciously caramelized fried onions add plenty of flavour to this recipe. The recipe calls for a long list of ingredients but they are all everyday easily available ingredients.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paneer Do Pyaza Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 500 grams

  • Onions 4 medium

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Green cardamoms crushed 5

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Tomato puree 1/4 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fried onions 1/2 cup

  • Ginger,cut into juliennes 1 inch piece

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup


Step 1

Heat a deep non-stick pan and add 2 tablespoons oil.

Step 2

Halve 2 onions. Cut further into halves and open out the layers.

Step 3

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in another non-stick pan and add these big onion pieces to it.

Step 4

Add cumin seeds, green cardamoms and 2 sliced onions to the oil in the deep pan.

Step 5

Sauté till onions turn golden. Cut paneer into 2 inch triangles. Sauté and toss the big onion layers till golden and take off the heat.

Step 6

Add garlic paste and ginger paste to onions in the deep pan. Sauté and add 2 tablespoons water. Mix well.

Step 7

Add tomatoes and tomato puree and mix. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder. Mix well and cook till oil separates.

Step 8

Add paneer triangles and mix well with the masala. Add cream and mix well.Add salt and mix again.

Step 9

Add garam masala powder, the big browned onion pieces and ½ cup fried onions.

Step 10

Add ginger juliennes and coriander leaves. Mix everything together lightly. Serve immediately.

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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.