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.

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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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