Paneer Jalnawabi

Being a Thursday, I went on my fast. So it’s my official No Non-veg day.

A not so-big vegetarian fan that I am, I often run out of options on what I should make for lunch on this day.

So I came across this recipe and I tried my luck!

O heavens, it came out as a restaurant-style dish!Perfecto A must-try and you can definitely show off in front of your guests!

Courtesy: Adapted from Mareena’s Recipe Cllection

Paneer Jalnawabi


Paneer- 200gms

Cashews- 75gms

Butter- 100gms

Fresh Cream- 100ml

Onion- 3

Tomato -2

Jeera- 2tspn

Chilli powder- 2tsp

Coriander powder- 2tsp

Turmeric powder-1tsp

Sugar- 1tspn



Kasthuri Methi – 2tspn

Coriander leaves


Heat butter and splutter Jeera.

Saute onions and tomatoes. Add cashews and powders.

Switch off the heat and allow to cool for sometime.

Grind this mixture to paste. (You can grind the tomatoes and onions before sauteing too- if you are in a hurryGiggling).

Add the mixture to pan and saute for a couple of minutes. Add 1 cup water to this to get the desired consistency. Add cream, salt and sugar.

Allow the mixture to boil. Once boiled, add methi and paneer cubes.

Cook on low heat for abut 5 to 6 mins.

Serve hot with rice or rotis.

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