Paneer Dilkhush

Always a good addition to any meal.

Paneer Dilkhush
Preparation time
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For 4 Person(s)


  • 250 grams paneer (cheese or tofu), sliced in cubes
  • 2 large onions, chopped in medium pieces
  • 10 Cloves garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 large tomatoes, peeled and chopped (to peel blanch tomato in hot water for a couple of minutes)
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoon(s) coriander powder
  • 0.25 teaspoon(s) pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) garam masala powder
  • 2 teaspoon(s) red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh cream
  • 2 tablespoon(s) cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt, or as desired

Paneer Dilkhush Directions

  1. Pour 1 cup of water in a pan. Add onion, garlic, ginger, and tomatoes in it and cook uncovered for 8 min.
  2. Grind to a fine paste.
  3. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, cook for 2 min and then add the paste and fry for 5 min.
  4. Reduce the flame. Add coriander powder, pepper powder, red chili powder, and garam masala powder. Mix and cook for 2 min then add butter and cook.
  5. Put salt and sugar.
  6. Stir till oil separates and the masala is cooked.
  7. Add the paneer cubes to the mixture and 1/2 cup water, bring to boil then lower heat and cover the pan.
  8. Cook on low flame for 10 min.
  9. Add fresh cream, mix and heat. It's ready to serve.