Paneer Lachchedar Recipe

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe

Here is the recipe of Paneer Lachchedar, another special recipe that uses Paneer as a key ingredient. I have a special love for Paneer, and whenever I visit a local restaurant, I always scan the menu to find interesting recipes.

And recently when I visited a local restaurant with my family, I ordered Paneer Lachchedar, found it different than the recipes I have shared on the blog.

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Paneer Lachchedar Recipe

With some trial and error I was able to recreate the recipe for the blog, here it is. You can prepare this Paneer Lachchedar at home by following the simple and easy step by step process mentioned below along with photos. I hope you will love this one as well.

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe

Preparation Time: 12-15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 10-15 Minutes

Serving: 4

Ingredients Quantity
Paneer 300 grams
Onion 1 chopped, 2 thinly sliced
Tomato 2 chopped, 1 thinly sliced
Capsicum 1 cut into thin strips
Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon
Red chilly powder 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon
Pepper Powder 1/4 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Cashew nuts Paste 2 tbsp
Tomato puree 1/2 cup
Fenugreek leaves 1/2 teaspoon
Cardamom green powder 1/4 teaspoon
Kashmiri red chilly powder 1/4 teaspoon


How to make Cashew nuts paste and tomato puree?

Soak Cashew nuts in hot water for 20-25 minutes, then grind it with 3-4 tbsp water to make fine and smooth paste.

Microwave tomato along with 2 cup of water for 8-10 minutes. Then peel of the skin of tomato and let it cool at the room temperature. Now grind it to make a tomato puree.

1. Keep all the ingredients ready.

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe Step 1

2. Heat the wok/pan with oil and sauté with chopped onion. Fry onions till it is translucent in the color. Add chopped tomato and salt. Cook it on a medium flame for 1-2 minutes till the tomato is mushy.

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe Step 2

3. Then  add ginger garlic paste and cook it for 1 more minutes.  Now add red chilly, turmeric, coriander, cumin, pepper and garam masala powder.

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe Step 3

4. Add 4 tbsp water and cook the spices on low flame till oil shows separately.

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe Step 4

5. Now add 3 tbsp more water  and thinly sliced onion, tomato and capsicum, mix it well.

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe Step 5

6. Cook covered on medium flame for another 2 minutes. Then add tomato puree and cashew nuts paste.

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe Step 6

7. Cook the spices on low to medium flame till oil shows separately. (it will take around 5-6 minutes, make sure keep stirring while cooking the spices to avoid burning. because we added cashew nuts paste, it sticks to the pan very quickly, so be careful)

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe Step 7

8. Add Kashmiri red chili powder, cardamom green powder,  fenugreek leaves, and paneer strips.

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe Step 8

9. Add 3 tbsp water, mix it well. Cook covered on low flame for 2 minutes. Switch off the flame, Delicious Paneer Lachchedar is ready to serve, serve hot with chapatti and rice.

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe Step 9

10. Enjoy!!

Paneer Lachchedar Recipe

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