Badaami Paneer

Recipe by
Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin), Turkey with Mushrooms, Spleen Pepper Fry (Manneeral Fry) , Narthangai Pachadi

Rate This Recipe


  • 250 g - cottage cheese/paneer cubes
  • 2-3 tomatoes pureed
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala powder
  • 1 cup - milk
  • 1/4 tsp - sugar
  • salt
  • 2-3 tbsp - oil
  • To be ground to fine paste
  • 20- almonds blanched and skinned
  • 1- onion
  • 3- whole dried red chillies
  • 6-7 -garlic cloves
  • 1 inch - ginger

How to Make Badaami Paneer

  • Marinate the paneer cubes with turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp chilli powder and salt. Keep aside for a while.
  • Grind all the ingredients into a fine paste and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and carefully toss the marinated paneer cubes for a minute or two.
  • Drain the paneer onto an absorbent paper. Reserve the remaining oil.
  • Heat the oil and saute the ground paste in it till the raw smell goes.
  • Add the remaining chilli powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and tomato puree. Stir till the oil separates.
  • Add the fried paneer cubes, milk, salt and sugar and stir well. When thick, switch off the heat. Garnish and serve hot with any Indian bread.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Mareena's Recipe Collections