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Spicy masala Paneer Recipe

Spicy masala Paneer is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 20 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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Spicy masala paneer is a great recipe to make for your guests or during special occasions. The best thing about this curry dish is – it is loved equally by vegetarians as well as non-vegetarians.

You can make it easily by sauteing the paneer cubes with spicy blend of masala for maximum flavor. Paneer, being a great source of protein, is mouth watering when made in this style. The key is to marinate the paneer cubes - this is what will make the difference.

Rest you can relish it with butter naan or roti for a Punjabi twist. Learn how to make this paneer recipe by following our step by step instructions.


  • Paneer -1 slab [or] 150 gms
  • For marinade:
  • Turmeric powder-1 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder-3 tsp
  • Chilli powder -4 tsp
  • Salt-to taste
  • Curd-200 gms
  • For paste:
  • 1 big Onion
  • 1 big Tomato
  • 1 small piece Ginger
  • Garlic paste-1 tsp
  • Roasted peanuts-100 gms
  • How to Make Spicy masala Paneer:

    1. Cut the paneer into small cubes and take a bowl and add curd into it followed by all marinade ingredients.
    2. Shake well and keep the paneer marinated in it for an hour. Grind the paste ingredients and keep aside.
    3. Meanwhile, take out the paneer from the curd mixture and deep fry them.
    4. Heat oil in kadai and fry the paste till oil appears on the sides of the kadai.
    5. Add the curd mixture into it and fry it for some time until both the mixtures get blended well.
    6. Once done, add the fried paneer and bring to a boil.
    7. Serve hot with rotis or parathas.


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