Zafrani Paneer

Another exclusive recipe from Chef Milind Sovani

A dish that's fit for a king, it contains cottage cheese and a rich onion and cashew nut gravy that is bound to surprise you. Serve it as a main course together with Naans or Rumali Rotis.

Time Required : 35 mins.

No. of Serves : 4.


Paneer : 500 gm

Cashew nut : 2 tbsp

Raisins : 1 tabsp

Mint chutney : ˝ cup

Turmeric : ˝ tsp

Corn flour : 50 gm

For the gravy:

Oil : 50 ml

Boiled onion paste : 2 cups

Boiled cashew nut paste : 1 cup

Cream : ˝ cup

Butter : 2 tbsp

White pepper : 1 tsp

Salt - to taste

Whole garam masala : 5 gm

Method :

1. Cut panner in thin slices, (˝ cm), cut in to medium size triangle.

2. Prepare the stuffing by mixing cashew nut, raisins, mint chutney together.

3.Stuff it in between the panner, make a thick paste of corn flour, dip it & deep fry.

4. Prepare the gravy, heat oilk, put garam masala and sauté for few seconds. Add boiled onion paste sauté it until cook, but no change colour.

5. Add cashew nut paste, cook fo 10-12 min, add cream, butter & seasoning.

6. Now heat the paneer in oven. Put the gravy in a platter; arrange paneer pieces, garnish it with cream & butter.

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