Paneer Do Pyaza

    Recipe by: MyDeliciousRecipes

    Paneer Do Pyaza

    Paneer do pyaaja is a curry recipe of paneer in India which is a delicious dish that has a larger quantity of onions than other main ingredients. In this delicious recipe paneer do pyaja, diced onions are fried with tomato puree and spices, and then soft and creamy paneer is cooked in that. Fenugreek (Kasuri methi) enhances the taste of the dish. This dish can be served on any occasion along with roti for a sumptuous lunch or dinner.

    Preparation Time
    10 Minutes
    Cooking Time
    15 Minutes
    Meal Type:


    Paneer / Cottage Cheese100 GramOnion2 Large
    Green Chilli, Finely Chopped1Dry Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi) 1 Teaspoon
    Tomatoes3 MediumGinger, Grated1/2 Teaspoon
    Garlic, Crushed3 ClovesCumin Seed1/2 Teaspoon
    Green Cardamom1Bay Leaf1
    Turmeric PowderA PinchRed Chilli Powder1/2 Teaspoon or As Per Taste
    Coriander Powder1 TeaspoonGaram Masala Powder1/2 Teaspoon
    Chaat Masala1/2 TeaspoonGhee or Oil1 + 2 Tablespoon
    Coriander Leaves, Finely Chopped1 TablespoonFresh Cream1 Tablespoon
    Water1/2 CupSalt1/2 Teaspoon or As Per Taste

    • Cut the cheese into small cubes as per your liking.
    • Finely chopped 1 tomato, and grind the other 2 to make puree.
    • Finely chopped 1 onion and the other cut into 4 pieces and separate the layers.
    • Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee or oil in a non-stick pan on medium heat. When the ghee gets hot, add the onion layers and fry them till the onion layers become translucent. Transfer them into a bowl and keep aside.
    • Heat 2 tablespoons of ghee or oil in the same non-stick pan on medium heat. When it gets hot, add cumin seeds, bay leaf and green cardamom and fry it while stirring. When it starts crackling, add finely chopped onion and fry it till the onion turns light brown, stirring it continuously.
    • Add grated ginger, chopped garlic and finely chopped green chilies and mix well. Fry it for one minute while stirring continuously. Add finely chopped tomatoes and tomato puree and mix well. Cook it with stirring occasionally until the oil starts separates.
    • Add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, dry fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi), garam masala powder, chaat masala and salt and mix well. Cook it for a minute, stirring occasionally.
    • Add paneer cubes, fried onion layers and 1/2 cup water and mix well. Cook it for about 4 - 5 minutes.
    • Add fresh cream and mix well. Turn off the gas.
    • Paneer do pyaza is ready. Transfer it to a serving bowl and garnish it with coriander leaves.
    • Enjoy delicious Paneer do Paiza with roti at lunch or dinner.
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