Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Handi Paneer

Handi Paneer is the special creamy and spicy recipe, here paneer is cooked in special type of gravy of yogurt and served in mitti ki handi. That’s why known as Handi Paneer. It is one of the most famous recipe of mouth watering Punjabi cuisine. This dish is full of rich flavors which for sure spread the aroma of yogurt based creamy and flawless gravy.
1. 200gm cottage cheese(paneer
2. 1/2 cup yogurt
3. Onion-1 cup cut into slices
4. Tomatoes-1cup chopped
5. Green chillis-2-3 chopped
6. Ginger -1 inch minced
7. Garlic -3 minced
8. Coriander leaves chopped
9. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
10. Bay leaves-2
11. Red chilli powder -1/4 tsp
12. Oil Salt-to taste
Cut the paneer into cubes.
Heat 1 tbsp. oil in pan on low flame ,fry paneer cubes until they get light brown.
Again take 2 tbsp. oil in same pan heated on medium flame for about a minute then add
Bay leaves, Stir well and fry for few second.
Then add onion and green Chilli and mix well ,cook it for until little brown.
Then add ginger and garlic and cook for another 2 -3 minutes.
Now add tomatoes salt, red Chilli powder and turmeric powder and mix well.
Cook till tomatoes become tender.
Stir the gravy in every 1-2 minutes.
When the oil separates from the mixture add curd into it, stir continually.
Cook on medium heat until it from a thick gravy and add some water and after a boil
Change it to low flame.
Now it’s time for add paneer and mix well.
Cook for couple of minutes turn off the heat.
Garnish with coriander leaves.
Enjoy your handi paneer with naan or chapatti.


  1. Otherwise called as Kadai Paneer, right!
    Looks rich and the texture and the color is just divine.
    I love them with phulkas.


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