There are few people in this world who do not like paneer dishes.

Paneer dishes simply make a difference. You can recall the wonderful memories from childhood when your mother used to cook paneer at home.

You grew up loving paneer.

Paneer dishes, the kind they make at marriage functions is awesome. The kind of paneer dishes they serve at restaurants is again a delightful experience.

Probably the best selection among these is the paneer based street food that they make, be it chillas, patties or paneer burgers, and how they serve it with tomato sauce, dhania/pudina chutney and imli chutney.

Don't you sometimes wish that for that get-together of close knit friends, you could cook paneer in a way that the occasion becomes all the more beautiful?

With this recipe for Paneer Korma, you are sure to find some delightful compliments coming your way, as your guests rave in admiration!

Paneer Korma happens to be one of those dishes which tastes great, don't take all that long to cook, and turn you into one fine cook overnight. You'd have to try it to believe it!

Give the following recipe a try, or catch the video for the same.

Paneer Korma

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Serves 4


2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) cut int 12 mm (1/2 inch) cubes

2 medium sized tomatoes

¾ cup onions, grated

1 tsp chilli powder

½ cup fresh cream

¼ tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

2 green cardamoms (elaichi)

2 tbsp chopped coriander

3 tbsp oil

Salt to taste


First we will heat some oil in a pan

Once the oil heats up, add onions and sauté it a bit till it becomes translucent.

Add cardamom and tomatoes (boiled and chopped)

Saute till the fat separates

Now we will add red chilli powder and a little turmeric

Let's sauté it for 1 or 2 minutes, mix well.

Now we will add cottage cheese and white cream

Add salt as per taste and mix well

Saute for some time

The Paneer Korma is ready to serve


- Protein

- Complex B Vitamins

- Healthy Fats

- Minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc and selenium


1. Aids in digestion

2. Helps strengthen bones

3. Reduces risk of cardiovascular diseases

4. Relieves muscle cramps, anxiety and stress

5. Reduces risk of breast cancer

6. Rich in antioxidant properties

7. Boosts immune system

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Author's Bio: 

Harshad has been into freelance writing for some time now. Some of the topics he loves to write about are health, wellness, life & lifestyle, fitness & spirituality.