Reshmi Paneer

Reshmi Paneer!!! It’s just like a reshm (रेशम) – silk. Put on you mount and just… Yummy…

As the name implies this dish is made up of soft paneer – cottage cheese made up of cow milk. Making reshmi paneer at home is not a tuff job, only you need perfection. After 2-3 tries you can easily make it at home, I made it 90% perfect in first time… 😉

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Yields 1

Serves 4


Reshmi Paneer

15 minPrep Time

30 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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  • Paneer (पनीर) - 500 grams
  • Ginger (अदरक) - 2 1-1 inch
  • Garlic (लहसुन) - 6-7 cloves
  • Tomato (टमाटर) - 1 medium
  • Onion (प्याज) - 1 medium
  • Cumin (जीरा) seeds - 1 tsp.
  • Capsicum (शिमला मिर्च) - 1 medium
  • Coriander (धनिया) powder - 2 tbsp.
  • Turmeric (हल्दी) powder - ½ tsp.
  • Red chilli (लाल मिर्च) powder - 2 tsp.
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tbsp.
  • Coriander (हरा धनिया) leaves - 8-10 sprigs
  • Tomato (टमाटर ) puree - 1 cup
  • Fresh cream - ½ tbsp.
  • Oil - 1 tbsp.
  • Salt to taste.


  1. Wash, deseed and cut tomato (टमाटर) into thin strips. Make a paste of 1 piece of ginger (अदरक) & garlics (लहसुन). Julienne other piece of ginger (अदरक). Slice onion (प्याज). Cut capsicum (शिमला मिर्च) into thin strips. Cut paneer (पनीर) to thick fingers. Chop coriander (धनिया) leaves. Keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add Cumin (जीरा) seeds and sliced onion (प्याज). Sauté well.
  3. Now add capsicum (शिमला मिर्च) and tomato (टमाटर) stripes. Toss for few seconds.
  4. After that add ginger-garlic (अदरक-लहसुन) paste, coriander (धनिया) powder & turmeric (हल्दी) powder. Sauté for a minute.
  5. Add tomato (टमाटर) puree, toss to mix well and cook further for a minute.
  6. Now add salt and red chilli (लाल मिर्च) powder with some water. Cook further for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add thick fingered paneer (पनीर) and chopped coriander (धनिया) leaves with cream and garam masala powder. Mix well let it get heated.
  8. Garnish with julienne ginger (अदरक). Serve hot with naan, rice or chapattis.


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