Paneer Dahiwala [Cottage Cheese]

Paneer Dahiwala [Cottage Cheese


  • 200 gms paneer cubes
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 4 tomatoes small
  • 1/4 cup yogurt (curd)
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Make a puree of tomatoes and ginger in a mixer.
  • Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a heavy-bottomed pan.
  • Add the puree, cover and let cook on medium flame till most of the mositure evaporates, about 10 minutes.
  • Whisk the yogurt till it is smooth amd creamy. Add salt, red chili powder and yogurt to the pan. Stir frquently and let it cook till it leaves oil on the sides. Now add 2 cups water, paneer cubes and boil another five minutes.
  • Lastly add the fresh whipping cream (unsweetened) or whisked malai and simmer for a few minutes.
  • Serve hot.


  • Garnish with finely chopped coriander and grated fresh paneer.