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Paneer in Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe

Paneer in Sweet and Sour Sauce is a popular Indian Appetiser
On :
Wednesday, 13 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Appetiser Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil / Assemble Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 250 gms - Paneer, cubed
  • For sauce:
  • 100 gms - Tamarind
  • 1 tsp each of ground cumin and Coriander seeds and dry Ginger powder
  • A pinch of asafetida
  • 1/2 tsp - Black salt
  • A few dry Mint leaves
  • 2 tbsps - Grated Jaggery
  • Salt and chilli powder to taste
  • How to Make Paneer in Sweet and Sour Sauce:

    1. Mix 1 tbsp turmeric powder in 2 cups water and soak paneer in it.
    2. Soak tamarind in 3 cups hot water for 15 mins and then strain out the pulp.
    3. Mix together the remaining ingredients with the exception of paneer and boil to sauce consistency.
    4. Drain out the paneer and float in the sauce.
    5. Decorate with chopped parsley or coriander leaves.


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