Paneer in white gravy recipe – how to make paneer in white gravy – side dish for rotis

paneer white gravy

Paneer in white gravy is a quick and easy paneer gravy recipe which goes very well as a side dish for  rotis, naans and chapatis.  This paneer recipe is slightly different from the normal paneer dish.  As the gravy needs to be white, no red chilli powder or tomatoes are added.  Instead onions and cashewnuts are added to give a unique taste and white colour to the gravy.  It gives a rich and delicious taste to this paneer dish.  Try this paneer recipe for a change from the normal paneer masala dish.

Also try my other paneer dishes like  paneer masala,  paneer tawa masala, peas paneer butter masala, shahi paneer for side dish to rotis and chapatis.

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Prep Time :  15 mins

Cook Time :  15 mins

Servings :  2-3 person

INGREDIENTS

Paneer (cottage cheese) – 250 grams

Milk cream – 4 tablespoons

Garam masala – 1/2 teaspoon

Milk – 4 tablespoons

Salt to taste

TO BE GROUND TO A FINE PASTE

Onions – 2 (medium-sized)

Cashewnuts – 7-8

Garlic cloves – 5

Ginger – 1 inch piece

Green chillies – 2

FOR SEASONING

Ghee – 2 tablespoons

Mustard seeds – 1/2 teaspoon

Cumin seeds (jeera) – 1/2 teaspoon

HOW TO MAKE PANEER IN WHITE GRAVY RECIPE

Cut the paneer into small cubes. Set aside.

Grind the onions, cashewnuts, garlic cloves, ginger and green chillies to a smooth paste.

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Heat ghee in a pan on a medium flame.  Add mustard seeds.  Once the seeds stops spluttering, add cumin seeds and saute till they become golden brown.  Add the ground paste and cook on a low flame for 3-4 minutes.  Add garam masala and salt and mix well. Fry again for 2 minutes.

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Add the paneer pieces, milk cream, milk and 2-3  tablespoons of water and cook for few minutes on a low flame.

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Switch off the flame.  Paneer in white gravy is now ready to be served.

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Serve  paneer white gravy  hot with rotis, naans or chapatis.

NOTES/TIPS

Immerse the paneer in warm water for atleast 2 hours to make it soft.

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