Garlic Paneer

Garlic Paneer

A fantastic light dish perfect for warmer evenings or for lunch when you don’t want a heavy meal but still fancy something spicy and flavoursome.

Tastes fantastic on its own or accompanied with some rotis.


  • I block paneer, cubed
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons red chilli powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • Handful chopped coriander


  1. In a blender, blitz the vinegar, garlic, red chilli powder, salt and sugar.
  2. In a pan, heat the oil and add the cumin seeds.
  3. When they sizzle, adjust the heat to medium and add the onions.
  4. Cook for around 6 minutes and then add the blended mixture and water.
  5. Let this cook for around 3 minutes, stirring regularly.
  6. Now add the paneer and stir fry for around 4 minutes, making sure the masala coats the paneer adequately.
  7. Garnish with coriander and serve hot.
Binita Shah-Patel

Hi, I’m Binny – a writer, dreamer, serial wanderluster and travel addict. I am originally from Kenya but now live in London. I set up this blog to share my experiences eating out as well as travelling.

I love packing my bags and going off on adventures as one of the best things about travelling is the ability to just get lost in it. To set aside the maps and itineraries and just see where the road takes you, learning and evolving and living in the moment along the way.

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1 Comment

  1. ashford kageni
    June 30, 2016 / 5:29 pm

    i like the final product. can I be getting your recipes through my email…

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