Oct 9, 2012

Paneer Fry

Paneer Fry

A delicious side dish with rotis / rice. Easy recipe with minimum ingredients !!!

Serves: 2


1 tablespoon oil

1 onion, finely sliced

¾ teaspoon red chilli powder

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

200 g paneer (cottage cheese), cut into cubes or any other shape (paneer @ room temperature. Please do not take paneer from the refrigerator and cook directly)

½ teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves (optional)


Heat oil in a pan. Add sliced onion and fry on a medium to low heat until golden color.

Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Mix on a low heat for 2 minutes.

Add paneer cubes and salt to taste. Do not add water for cooking. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with  a tight lid and cook on a medium to low heat for 7 minutes or until done and soft. Open the lid and check the texture of the paneer. If it is spongy in texture, switch off the heat. Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and serve hot as a side dish with rotis / pulao / brown bread / whole wheat bread …