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Banarasi Chutney wala Paneer चटपटा बनारसी चटनी पनीर spicy Paneer recipe

Tyohaar ki mithai & Paneer ki recipes kabhi khatam nahin ho sakti! Here's yet another and one of my favourite paneer recipes..

35-40 minutes
Banarasi Chutney wala Paneer चटपटा बनारसी चटनी पनीर spicy Paneer recipe Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Chutney

1-2 tbsp Oil, तेल

1 tbsp Ghee, घी

2 medium Onion, sliced, प्याज

1 inch Ginger (peeled & roughly chopped) अदरक

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

1 cup Coriander leaves, roughly chopped, धनिया पत्ता

¼ cup Mint leaves, roughly chopped, पुदीना पत्ता

4-5 no. Cashew Nuts, काजू

4 no. Green chillies (less spicy & roughly chopped) हरी मिर्च

1 medium Tomato, roughly diced, टमाटर


For Frying Paneer

1-2 tbsp Oil, तेल

1 tbsp Ghee, घी

500 gm fresh Paneer, diced, पनीर


For Soaking

½ cup Water, पानी

Fried Paneer, तला हुआ पनीर


For Curd Mixture

1 cup Curd, beaten, दही

½ tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

½ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

½ tsp Coriander powder, धनिया पाउडर


For Chutney Wala Paneer

Remaining excess oil, तेल

A pinch of asafoetida, हींग

2-3 no. Cloves, लौंग

5-6 no. Black peppercorns, काली मिर्च के दाने

2 no. Green cardamom, हरी इलायची

½ tsp Fennel seeds, सौंफ

½ tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

¼ tsp dry Fenugreek seeds, मेथी दाना

1 no. dry Red chili, सूखी लाल मिर्च

Prepared Curd Mixture, तयार किया हुआ दही का मिश्रण

Prepared Chutney, तयार की हुई चटनी

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

½ tsp Sugar, चीनी

1 tsp Black peppercorns, crushed, कुटी हुई काली मिर्च

¼ tsp dry Mango powder, आमचूर पाउडर

2-3 tbsp Fresh cream (for finishing) ताज़ा मलाई

Roasted Nuts, भुने हुए मेवे

fried Paneer, तला हुआ पनीर

2 tbsp Fresh cream, ताज़ा मलाई


For Roasting Nuts

1 tbsp Ghee, घी

7-8 no. Raisins, किशमिश

7-8 no. Cashew Nuts, काजू


For Garnish

Pomegranate pearls, अनार के दाने

Fresh cream, ताज़ा मलाई

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता


For Chutney

  • In a pan, add oil, ghee, once it’s hot, add onions, salt to taste, ginger and saute it well until translucent.
  • Transfer it to the mixer grinder jar, add coriander leaves, mint leaves, cashew nuts, green chillies, tomato and grind it into a smooth paste.
  • Keep it aside for further use.


For Frying Paneer

  • In the same pan, add oil, ghee, once it’s hot, add paneer and fry until golden brown.
  • Transfer it to a tray, add water and leave it aside to soak for 15-20 minutes.
  • Keep it aside for further use.


For Curd Mixture

  • In a bowl, add curd, degi red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and mix it well.
  • Keep it aside for further use.


For Chutney Wala Paneer

  • In a kadai or handi, add remaining excess oil, once it’s hot, add a pinch of asafoetida, cloves, black peppercorns, green cardamom, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, dry fenugreek seeds, dry red chili and saute it well.
  • Add prepared curd mixture and cook it for 4-5 minutes on medium flames.
  • Add prepared chutney, salt to taste, sugar and cook it for a while.
  • Add black peppercorns, dry mango powder, fresh cream and mix it well.
  • Finish it with roasted nuts, fried paneer, fresh cream and give it a good mix.
  • Transfer it to a serving dish, garnish it with pomegranate pearls, fresh cream and coriander sprig.
  • Serve hot with roti or paratha.


For Roasting Nuts

  • In a pan, heat ghee, add raisins, cashew nuts and roast for 1-2 minutes until golden in color on medium flames.
  • Transfer it to a tray or bowl and keep it aside for further use.

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