Paneer Varattiyathu


180 gm paneer
1 big onion, sliced
2 green chillies, slit
2 sprig curry leaves
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
2-3 tbsp cashew nuts
3-4 tbsp oil
salt to taste


  1. Cut paneer into cubes and keep it aside. Soak cashew nuts in little hot water for half an hour.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add sliced onion and saute well till brown.
  3. Add slit green chillies and curry leaves and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Reduce the flame and add ginger-garlic paste and saute for 2 minutes.
  5. Add kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder to this and saute for 2 minutes until their raw smell disappears.
  6. Add paneer cubes, cashew paste, salt and required water and mix well till masala is well coated with paneer.
  7. Then cook it covered at medium flame till the paneer is cooked and well coated with masala. Mix well and switch off the flame…Serve hot..

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