How to make Paneer in Garlic Lemon Sauce -

Cottage cheese cubes cooked in garlic and lemon flavoured sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Paneer in Garlic Lemon Sauce checkout Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Manchurian, Paneer Babycorn Balchao, Malai Kofta Curry . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Boondi ki Sabzi Rajma Masala Rajasthani Dal Baati Bhenda Hooli

Paneer in Garlic Lemon Sauce

Paneer in Garlic Lemon Sauce Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Paneer in Garlic Lemon Sauce Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 250 grams

  • Garlic finely chopped 2 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 2 teaspoon

  • Lemon rind grated 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder ½ teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Honey 1 tablespoon

  • fresh curly parsley sprigs 4-5 + for


Step 1

Heat olive oil in a non-stickpan, add dried chillies and sauté till crisp. Add garlic and ginger and sauté till garlic is browned.

Step 2

Cut cottage cheese into small cubes and add to the pan. Add salt and mix and cook on high heat till the cottage cheese is lightly browned. Add red chilli powder, black pepper powder, honey, lemon juice and lemon rind and cook on high heat for 4-5 minutes.

Step 3

Finely chop parsley and add to the pan. Simmer for a minute.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with parsley sprig and 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.