Paneer Makhaani – Finger Licking Good:)

Paneer Makhaani – Finger Licking Good:)

Paneer Makhani:


Paneer/cottage cheese
Onion 1 large grated
Ginger-garlic paste 1/2 spoon
Tomato 2 pureed
Turmeric powder
Chili powder 1 spoon
Paprika powder 1 spoon
Garam masala powder 1/4 spoon
Almonds 15 – paste
Ghee for frying.


In a shallow pan, heat ghee and fry the paneer. Set aside.

In a wide wok, heat oil and add ginger-garlic paste and onion. Fry real good and then followed by tomato puree.

Further add powdered spices plus almond paste, cover and cook. Once oil shows up on the top, add the fried paneer to it. Cook briefly.

Serve warm to go with your chappathis or rotis.


31 Responses so far.

  1. Paneer makhani is superb Malar…paneer is fresh too, did you make it at home :)

  2. Pari says:

    Hi Malar, the makhani looks delectable, almonds surely make it rich.

  3. Pavithra says:

    Mmmmmmmmmm looks yummy ..yah as u said this is really finger licking good , And its perfect sidedish..

  4. malar wow really easy and delicious one..did u use home made paneer .
    anyway superb..
    if u don’t mind check the 2nd step

  5. Malar,,paneer curry rombha super ah iruku ingredients balama irukkarathala kandipa taste um nalla irukkum…naan inga ungaludaya paneer paarthuttu irukken kizha advertisement la oru lady ah pusanikka size la irunthu konthavaranga size varaikkum kondu vaaranga,,,mela paneer kizha diet..

  6. Madhuri says:

    Wow! Makhaani looks awesome. love the idea of cutting the panner long;)

  7. Soma Pradhan says:

    Hey Never Tried adding almond paste to paneer gravy..Definitely more healthy than adding Cashew..sure going to give this a try

  8. LK says:

    thansk for visiting my blog

  9. One of my fav gravy too, rich and creamy but i do it in a different way…looks delicious malar

  10. Lovely recipe Malar! Thanks for joining in.

  11. J says:

    truly delicious.. i love all paner dishes..

  12. Mouthwatering paneer makhani… just need some naan to go with it:)

  13. Priya says:

    Definitely a fingerlicking food, wat a droolworthy dish..

  14. hey thanks so very much for stopping by @ my space…the panner looks tempting…feels like to jump right way and grab the bowl…seems very tasry too..i m foowing u…

  15. divya says:

    Tempting curry, feel like finishing that bowl immediately..truly tempting..

  16. Sayali says:

    Easy recipe with paneer Malhar,
    Thnx for stopping by at my blog :)

  17. Swathi says:


    Paneer mahakani looks really yummy. You are right, finger licking too.

  18. Madhavi says:

    Oh this paneer makhani is mouth-drooling :) )

  19. Malar, it is definitely finger looking good. Love the pics and such an easy prep.

  20. says:

    Creamy,delicious and simply delectable.Dish loks amazing and beautiful clicks too.

  21. chakhlere says:

    This one is my fav panner dish…looks very yummy!! And I just love your serving bowl…very pretty.

  22. Ammu Madhu says:

    nallaa irukku malar.Truly finger licking recipe:)

  23. Yummy Team says:

    Nice pics and recipe, Malar..

  24. Looking nice i never tried almond in this yours must have tasted divine.

  25. Malar Gandhi says:

    Thank you so much girls.

    Gita and Pranis, yep I made the paneer at home, I was reluctant to post the whole block, as it was kind of messy…somehow you all figured that this is made my me…I know, its kind of wacky, hehe.

    Oi Sathya, romba kurumbu neenga..oru pakkam saapittu, innoru pakkam exercise seiya vendiyadhuthaan…this ad’ is really hilarious, I agree and that too in a food blog.:):)

  26. Dear Malart
    How are you? Back home I am going through all that I missed.
    This paneer recipe is very nice…I always make paneer at home in India you really dont know what they sell as paneer except mother diary, Amul , the branded ones.
    Have a nce weekend

  27. Nitks says:

    Looks yummy.. delicious..

  28. Suhaina says:

    This one looks very tempting. Rich and creamy, love it.

  29. love paneer in any form..looks delicious..

  30. AshKuku says:

    That looks very tempting…. Lovely pic of the well made prep….. The color is so rich & pleasing…. Home made paneer makes it special…..


  31. ~ Lopa says:

    I don’t know how many times i have mentioned it…but yes again… i love anything with Paneer… i just love all Paneer recipes and Paneer makhni is sure one of them…. loved your recipe and clicks :)

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