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paneer lababdaar 2

Paneer lababdar

5 from 4 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people


  • Onion- 4 to 5 medium sized
  • Garlic- 8 to 10 cloves
  • Red chillies- 2 chillies
  • Green chillies- 2 chillies
  • Tomatoes- 2 to 3 medium sized
  • Green Cardamom- 2 to 3 cardamom
  • Black cardamom- 1 cardamom
  • Cinnamon- 1 small stick
  • Black pepper- 4 to 5
  • Paneer- 400 grams
  • Salt -as per taste
  • Kitchen king masala- 1 tablespoon
  • Cashew nuts- 8 to 10 peices
  • Refined oil- 2 tablespoon
  • Desi ghee- 4 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tablespoon
  • Sugar -1/4 tablespoon
  • Fresh cream- 4 tablespoon
  • Water- as per requirements


  • Chop the onions and peel off the garlic cloves.
  •  Roughly chop the tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Heat a pan with 2 tablespoon of oil.
  •  Add green cardamom, black cardamom, cinnamon and black pepper and let it splutter.
  • Slowly add the chopped onions and garlic to it.
  • Saute them well until they turn golden brown and mushy.
  • Now add the roughly chopped tomatoes in it and cook them in medium high flame for 2 minutes.
  •  Now reduce the flame to low add 1/4 cup of water and cover the mixture with a lid for 5 minutes until they turn mushy.
  • Remove the lid and add green, red chillies and cashew nuts to the mixture and saute well.
  • Transfer it to a plate and let it cool down.
  • Now take 400 grams paneer (cottage cheese) . Dice 300 grams of paneer into small pieces and grate 100 grams of paneer.
  •  Once the mixture has cooled down, transfer it to a mixer jar.
  • Blend it into a thick paste and keep it aside.
  • Now heat a pan with 2 spoon of refined oil and 4 spoons of desi ghee.
  • Reduce the flame to low and slowly add the blended paste to it.
  • Add salt as per taste.
  • Add half tablespoon of turmeric powder. Stir well
  • Turn the flame to medium high and keep in stirring the mixture for 5 minutes.
  • Let the oil seperate and keep cooking the mixture for another 2 minutes.
  • Now add the grated 100 grams of paneer in it.
  • Mix them well.
  • Add one tablespoon of kitchen king masala.
  • Add 1/2 cup of water to make the gravy. Stir them well.
  • Add the paneer cubes to it and stir well.
  • Cook it for 2 minutes in low flame.
  •  Add 4 tablespoon of fresh cream and stir well so that everything gets mixed properly.
  • Finally add 1/4 tablespoon of sugar and mix them well. It will add colour and sweetness to the gravy.
  • Transfer it to a bowl and serve hot with naan or chapati. Tastes Best when served hot.