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7 Paneer Dishes you can serve at Dinner

If you are a real foodie passionate about all flavors and different foods but you are a vegan then you must be a crazy fan of Paneer and the sizzling and tremendously delicious Paneer dishes. Paneer is the food which can be cooked in various styles and flavors. Paneer can add the royal flavor to any of the boring dinners you are having. There are several dishes which can be cooked out of Paneer like Kadai Paneer, Paneer bhurji and many more. Let us know the 7 best Paneer dishes which you can serve at dinner.

Shahi Paneer

Shahi is the Hindi meaning of royal. As the name suggest this dish is royal in both taste and look. The dish is creamy with soft paneer cubes dipped in semi sweet gravy having an appetite enhancer aroma. Shahi Paneer is cooked in to very rich gravy which consists of onion, cinnamon, green chili, garlic, tomato, and Cashew paste. First the gravy is cooked and then water is added to dilute the paste and then paneer cubes are added and is simmered for 5 minutes. The dish is then garnished with finely chopped coriander leaves, both to add flavor and look to the recipe.

Paneer Bhurji

Paneer bhurji is very popular in north India as a delicious breakfast made with onions, tomatoes, spices and crumbled cottage cheese. This recipe is really very delicious and is best to eat with chapattis or paranthas. This is so easy to prepare and requires really less time as compared to various other paneer dishes. You just need to toss onions, green chili, and diced tomatoes in a hot pan with two tea spoons of oil. As the veggies turn red after frying add crumbled cheese to the pan and cook for another 5 minutes. Garnish the same with chopped coriander leaves.

Matar Paneer

Matar Paneer is creamy in texture with matar (peas) in the dish. This tastes really delicious when you will have this with Chapatti or Paranthas. It is cooked by simmering green peas and cottage cheese cubes into the thick and creamy gravy of onion, tomato, cashew nuts and poppy seeds mixed with delicious spices. Matar Paneer can be one of the best items in your dinner menu.

Paneer Pasanda

Paneer Pasanda is one of the rich and royal recipes which are made with shallow fried stuffed paneer sandwiches dipped into smooth, creamy and rich onion tomato gravy. This can be prepared in restraint style but it requires a lot of time to get prepared, so it can be prepared on the special occasions to endure the real taste of paneer along with your love.

Kadai Paneer

Kadai Paneer can be your savior when unexpected guests give you a visit. Basically there are two types of Kadai Paneer. One is dry Kadai paneer and the next one is kadai paneer gravy. The gravy kadai paneer is the best option when you are too tired to get exhausted in the kitchen trying various other dishes in the kitchen. This can save you from following the elaborate cooking process and still will taste delicious. This is cooked with finely chopped onions and tomatoes including the capsicum juliennes. Kadai paneer tastes really good when served with Chapattis or naan along with onion rings and lemon wedges.

Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is one of the most popular dishes in India. Soft paneer cubes are cooked into the smooth spinach curry. Palak Paneer is easy and convenient to cook. A paneer lover can never miss this authentic taste of soft paneer into spinach gravy. You can easily prepare this by tempering cumin seeds along with kasoori methi and one spoonful of gram flour into a hot pan. Then you have to add the spinach gravy you have prepared by boiling and grinding the spinach. The gram flour is used to add thickness and a different flavor to the dish. You can also add chopped garlic if you want to enhance the aroma. Then diced paneer cubes are added to this smooth spinach curry and left to simmer for 5 more minutes. Your Palak Paneer is ready to be served with Chapattis or Paranthas.

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer butter Masala is a quick and easy to make recipe, which you can prepare within minutes. Paneer Butter Masala has slightly sweet taste and is very mildly spiced. It is the best dish to have with chapattis and Paranthas for kids as it is mildly spiced. This recipe also has high nutritional values which again is very good for children.

The Last Words
Paneer is the most popular ingredient in north Indian kitchens. You can find paneer recipes on almost every menu of each and every Indian restraint. There are more than 54 recipes of Paneer out of which I have mentioned the best 7 paneer recipes of Indian cuisine. Among the above Paneer recipes Kadai Paneer and Paneer Bhurji are the most love and easiest to prepare recipes.

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