• Prep Time 15-20 minutes
  • Cook Time 10-15 minutes
  • Serving For 4 People
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Description

Paneer cooked in tomato gravy.

Ingredient                                                                                     Quantity

Cottage cheese (paneer), cut into thick strips                               250 grams

Oil                                                                                                  1 tablespoon

Cumin seeds                                                                                 1 teaspoon

Garlic paste                                                                                   2 teaspoons

Green capsicums, cut into thick strips                                           2 medium

Tomatoes, seeded and cut into thick strips                                    2 medium

Onions, cut into thick strips                                                            2 medium

Tomato purée                                                                                 3 tablespoons

Salt                                                                                                 to taste

Red chilli powder                                                                           1 teaspoon

Lemon juice                                                                                   1 teaspoon

Dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi), roasted and crushed        1 teaspoon



  1. Heat the oil in a non stick kadai; add the cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour, add the garlic paste, capsicums, tomatoes and onions and sauté on medium heat for five or six minutes.
  2. Add the paneer, tomato purée, salt and chilli powder. Sauté for a while till the paneer begins to stick to the pan.
  3. Scrape the paneer off the bottom of the pan and sauté for a while longer till the paneer is dark brown and mashed.
  4. Stir in the lemon juice and kasuri methi and serve immediately.

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Harpal Sokhi


Fusion of Indian food with International Cuisine is what made Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi a sought after name within the Food industry. With a background of North India, Chef Harpal is a music lover and is fluent in English and five Indian regional languages - Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Telugu.

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