Achari Paneer

Achari Paneer Recipe

A spicy, piquant paneer/cottage cheese dish which tantalizes the taste buds with flavorful quintessential Indian pickling spices. This is a low-fat version that serves up great taste. Colourful bell peppers add to the overall appeal making it ‘healthy & tasty’!

Cooking time
30 min
Preparation time
10 min
Serves
4
5
5
8

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46

Fit Foodie Recipe Score

24

Regular Recipe Score

Fit Foodie Meter was developed in consultation with the Indian Dietetic Association

This recipe scores more than a regular recipe since a variety of veggies are used. Also, the recipe is low in total and saturated fat and high in fiber.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams paneer/cottage cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon jeera
  • 2 teaspoon saunf
  • 1 teaspoon rai
  • 1 teaspoon kalonji
  • 1/2 teaspoon haldi
  • 1/2 teaspoon methi dana
  • pinch of hing
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 75 ml tomato puree
  • 1 green bell pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 teaspoon kasuri methi, crushed
  • ½ cup fresh coriander, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Saffola oil
  • 1-2 green chillies soaked in 1 tsp of lime juice {deseed if you like it less hot}

How to make Achari Paneer

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a kadhai/wok. Add the jeera, saunf, rai, kalonji and hing. Saute for a minute until fragrant, then add haldi and methi dana. Stir for 30 seconds, then add ginger garlic paste
  • Saute for another 30 seconds, then add tomato puree. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes until the oil leaves the sides of the kadhai/wok
  • Now add the cubed paneer and salt to taste. Stir gently to coat well, then add the julienned peppers, crushed kasuri methi and ½ the fresh coriander
  • Simmer for 5 minutes, then gently slide in the green chillies. Taste and adjust seasoning, add remaining fresh coriander
  • Serve hot with whole wheat tandoori rotis or naan

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Comments

Yummmmmmy .........

I tried at home and it was amazing my family luvs a lot. ....

Sep 27, 2016

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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YUMM....YUMMM...YUMMMMM

Tried and found it to be excellent.....

Sep 10, 2016

5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
4

Definitely gonna try! Ummm

Definitely gonna try! Ummm

Aug 11, 2016

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Super tasty

Super tasty

Jan 28, 2016

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
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I made it ..it was yummy ...n easy to co...

I made it ..it was yummy ...n easy to cook ..thanks

Dec 10, 2015

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

small & sweet receipe

small & sweet receipe

Oct 16, 2015

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
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I m new to the site..but am xcited to tr...

I m new to the site..but am xcited to try few healthy tasty recipes..thanks

Oct 02, 2015

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
3

Feeling mouth watering

Feeling mouth watering

Aug 07, 2015

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
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