Paneer Pasanda


Ingredients Required: –

For curry

  • Cheese-250 gm
  • Tomato- 3 medium sized (puree)
  • Green chili-2
  • Cashew nuts paste – 3 tbsp
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Kasuri methi-1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida-a pinch
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder-1/4 tsp
  • Dried coriander powder-1 tsp
  • Garam masala-1/4 tsp
  • Salt-as per taste
  • Oil-2-3 tsp
  • Water – if required
  • Fresh coriander leaves-2-3 tbsp (finely chopped)

For filing: –

  • Cashew nut-4-5 (chopped)
  • Almonds-5-6 (chopped)
  • Pistachios-4-5 (chopped)
  • Ginger paste-1/2 tsp
  • Raisins-1 tbsp
  • Salt-a pinch
  • Cheese-25 gm
  • Oil – for deep frying

For coating: –

  • All purpose flour or corn flour-3 tbsp
  • Salt-a pinch
  • Water – to make batter

Procedure: –

  • First of all, cut cheese in 1” inch  thick pieces and then cut them in to like a cone not cutting the end.
  • Now take ingredients under head of Filling and make the filling which is to be filled in cheese pieces.
  • On the other side keep the oil to heat for deep frying.
  • Take small cup and make batter with corn flour, salt and little water.
  • Now  coat the cheese pieces in batter and deep fry them.

Fried Cheese sandwich

  • In other pan or kadai heat oil, add cumin seeds, asafoetida and crackle.
  • Now add green chili, onion, garlic, ginger and saute them till brown.
  • Then add, tomato puree and add the spices and salt mentioned in head For curry and then cook it till it leaves oil.
  • Add cashew paste and mix well and again cook for 5 minutes on low flame.
  • If required add little water to smooth consistency.
  • Now add paneer sandwiches with soft hand and cook and also add kasuri methi.
  • On low flame cook it for 5-7 minutes covered and then off the flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

paneer pasanda

  • Its ready to be served hot… with chapatti.


  • Cashew nuts paste can be replaced by 1/2 cream.
  • Musk melon (karbuja) seeds can also be used. Add then with cumin seeds.
  • Others dry fruits can also be used in curry as per taste.
  • Cheese pieces can be cut in triangles, squares, as per your wish

So, enjoy this delicious dish 🙂


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