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Andhra Spicy Paneer Masala चटपटा पनीर मसाला दक्षिण का

Whenever we talk about Andhra/Hyderabadi style dishes, the first flavour sense or taste to come to mind is - SPICY!! Celebrating one of the most popular spices, Chili peppers in today's recipe.

30-35 minutes
Andhra Spicy Paneer Masala चटपटा पनीर मसाला दक्षिण का Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Ginger Garlic Paste

1 inch Ginger, slice, अदरक

5-6 Garlic cloves, लहसुन

1 Green chilli, हरी मिर्च

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार


For Masala

1 tbsp Fennel seeds, सौंफ

½ tbsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

½ inch Cinnamon stick, दालचीनी

2-4 Cloves, लॉन्ग

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार


For paneer Masala

1 tbsp Oil, तेल

1 tbsp Ghee, घी

1 Star anise, चक्र फूल

1 sprig Curry leave, करी पत्ते

1 tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

Prepared Ginger Garlic Paste, अदरक लहसुन का पेस्ट

4 medium size Onion, chopped, प्याज

1 tsp Coriander powder, धनिया पाउडर

1 tsp Guntur red chilli powder, गुंटूर लाल मिर्च पाउडर

4 medium size Tomato, chopped, टमाटर

2 Green chilli, chopped, हरी मिर्च

Little water, पानी

Prepared Masala, तैयार किया हुआ मसाला

1 sprig Curry leaves, करी पत्ते

Fried Paneer, तला हुआ पनीर

1 tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped, धनिया पत्ता


For Paneer Marination

400 gms Paneer, cubed, पनीर

A pinch of asafoetida, हींग

½ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

A pinch of degi red chilli powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

½ tbsp Oil, तेल

Oil for frying, तेल तलने के लिए


For Garnish

Fried curry leaves, करी पत्ते


For Ginger Garlic Paste

  • In a mortar pestle, add ginger, garlic, green chilli, salt to taste and make a smooth paste out of it.


For Masala

  • In a non-stick pan, add fennel seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, cloves, dry roast on medium flame.
  • Transfer it into a bowl, add salt to taste once it cools down, grind it into a fine powder.


For Paneer Masala

  • In a deep bottom pan, add oil, ghee once it is hot, add star anise, curry leaves, cumin seeds and let it splutter well.
  • Add prepared ginger garlic paste and saute it on medium flame until light brown in color.
  • Add onion and saute it well. Add coriander powder, guntur red chilli powder and keep sauteing until the spices turn aromatic.
  • Add tomato, green chilli and saute it well until tomatoes turn soft.
  • Add little water and cook on medium flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add prepared masala, curry leaves and mix it well.
  • Add fried paneer and mix everything well. Simmer it for 5 minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves and mix it well.
  • Garnish it with fried curry leaves and serve hot with roti.


For Paneer Marination

  • In a bowl, add paneer, a pinch of asafoetida, turmeric powder, a pinch of degi red chilli powder, oil and marinate well.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add marinated paneer and fry for a minute to make sure all the sides are cooked well.




  1. Ram Ram Chef
    Recipe it’s Awesome and Intresting and easy to make it..
    Thank you for mujhe itna kuch sekhane ke liye…
    I am big fan and you are my idol and inspiration

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