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
Serves
4
8
3
121
CALORIES
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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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YUMM....YUMMM...YUMMMMM

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

Sep 10, 2016

5
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Definitely gonna try! Ummm

Definitely gonna try! Ummm

Aug 11, 2016

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Super tasty

Super tasty

Jan 28, 2016

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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)
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small & sweet receipe

small & sweet receipe

Oct 16, 2015

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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

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Average: 4 (1 vote)
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Feeling mouth watering

Feeling mouth watering

Aug 07, 2015

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
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