Karahi Paneer Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient


 Fresh paneer500 Gram
 Onion300 Gram
 Tomato100 Gram
 Ginger25 Gram
 Garlic25 Gram
 Melon seeds/Cashew paste1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Poppy seeds/Cashew paste1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cashew pieces20 Gram
 Raisin20 Gram
 Turmeric powder1 Teaspoon
 Red chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Mixed whole spices10 Gram (Clove, Small Cardamom And Bay Leaf)
 Water600 Milliliter

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 302 Calories from Fat 98

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g17.8%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 12.5 mg

Sodium 534.5 mg22.3%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.5%

Sugars 12.2 g

Protein 21 g42.4%

Vitamin A 7.2% Vitamin C 20.9%

Calcium 28.5% Iron 14.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


(1) Cut paneer in long pieces.
(2) Finely chop onion, garlic, tomato and ginger.

(3) In a frying pan, heat oil
(4) Fry paneer until golden brown
(5) Remove and drain on a kitchen paper towel and keep aside.
(6) Drain excess oil, and add all the masalas in the pan. Saute for a few seconds.
(7) Add onion and garlic and sauté with the spices till soft and lightly browned
(8) Add tomato, melon & poppy seed/cashew paste and ginger and sauté for 6-8 minutes on a low flame.
(9) Add water to thin the gravy and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
(10) Add fried paneer to the gravy and simmer until the gravy becomes thick.

(11) Serve the paneer and gravy in a kadhai serving dish
(12) Garnish with cashew and grated paneer
(13) Accompany with traditional Indian bread.