Aloo Paneer

Aloo Paneer | Aloo Paneer Curry Recipe with step-by-step photos and detailed recipe. This Aloo Paneer recipe is a classic Indian Curry that tastes so delicious. This combination is a perfect match as both aloo and paneer are favorites ingredients of any Indians. They taste very good when cooked together in a spicy onion tomato gravy topped with fresh cream and garnished with coriander leaves.

How to cook this Curry?

Aloo means Potatoes and Paneer means cottage cheese. These 2 main ingredients are cooked together and simmered in onion tomato gravy and served hot with roti or naan. For Indian Curry Recipe, we first need to boil the potatoes, cool them, peel the skin, and dice into medium chunks. Similarly cut medium size cubes of paneer as well. However, make sure the cubes are not very small, else they will be smashed while being cooked in the gravy. Now fry aloo chunks and paneer in oil separately and later add them into the gravy.

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If you are looking for more paneer recipes, check the links below

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Aloo Paneer Recipe

Hetal Kamdar
This Aloo Paneer recipe is a classic Indian Curry that tastes so delicious. This combination is a perfect match as both aloo and paneer are favourites ingredients of any Indians.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 392 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 200 gm paneer cubes
  • 2 boiled potatoes
  • 2 tbsp oil for frying
  • 1 big size onion chopped
  • 2 -3 pieces of ginger
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic
  • 200 grams Tomato puree I have used ready-made
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil or ghee
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream
  • a handful of finely chopped coriander leaves

Instructions
 

  • How to fry Aloo and Paneer
  • Firstly, peel the boiled potatoes and dice into medium chunks, and keep it aside.
  • Same way dice paneer into medium cubes and keep it aside.
  • Now heat oil in a pan and once it's hot, first fry potato cubes on a medium flame till they turn crispy and brown in color. Sprinkle some salt and keep it aside on a plate.
  • Fry paneer cubes also in the same oil till they are slightly brown. Sprinkle some salt and keep it aside on a plate.
  • Method for Gravy
  • Chop onion, ginger, and garlic into small chunks, add all the ingredients into a blender and blend into a smooth paste. You can add 2 or 3 drops of water to this to puree the paste.
  • Now heat oil in a pan, once hot add onion paste and saute for 3-4 minutes till separates.
  • Now add all the spices and cook again for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add tomato puree in the onion gravy and mix well and let it cook for another 3-4 minutes while stirring continuously.
  • Add honey, salt, and garam masala to the gravy and cook for a minute.
  • Finally, add fried potatoes and paneer to the gravy, mix well, and cook for another minute.
  • Switch off the flame and add fresh cream and garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Serve this curry hot with roti, naan, or puris.

Nutrition

Calories: 392kcalCarbohydrates: 31gProtein: 11gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 41mgSodium: 48mgPotassium: 730mgFiber: 4gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 531IUVitamin C: 29mgCalcium: 281mgIron: 2mg
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Step-by-Step Recipe of Aloo Paneer

How to fry Aloo and Paneer

1. Firstly, peel the boiled potatoes and dice into medium chunks, and keep it aside.

2. Same way dice paneer into medium cubes and keep it aside.

3. Now heat oil in a pan and once it’s hot, first fry potato cubes on a medium flame till they turn crispy and brown in color. Sprinkle some salt and keep it aside on a plate.

4. Fry paneer cubes also in the same oil till they are slightly brown. Sprinkle some salt and keep it aside on a plate.

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Method for Gravy

5. Chop onion, ginger, and garlic into small chunks, add all the ingredients into a blender and blend into a smooth paste. You can add 2 or 3 drops of water to this to puree the paste.

6. Now heat oil in a pan, once hot add onion paste and saute for 3-4 minutes till separates.

7. Now add all the spices and cook again for 2-3 minutes.

8. Add tomato puree in the onion gravy and mix well and let it cook for another 3-4 minutes while stirring continuously.

9. Add honey, salt, and garam masala to the gravy and cook for a minute.

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How to proceed

10. Finally, add fried potatoes and paneer to the gravy, mix well, and cook for another minute.

11. Switch off the flame and add fresh cream and garnish with fresh coriander leaves. Serve this curry hot with roti, naan, or puris.

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Recipe Notes

  • The cooking process will be easier if you have boiled potatoes handy.
  • Moreover, frying potato and paneer cubes in this recipe enhance the taste of the curry, however, if you do not want to, you can directly add them to the curry.
  • For the gravy, saute the masala till the oil separates.
  • You can use cashews or almonds in this for richer gravy.
  • Use Kashmiri red chilies for color and also it won’t make the sabzi too spicy.
  • Serve this Aloo Paneer with roti, naan, kulcha, or plain rice. It will taste good.
  • Instead of honey, you can add sugar as well. This sweetener helps to balance the sourness of the tomatoes.
  • Finally, do add fresh cream after switching off the flame.

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Mix Vegetable Curry
Potato Masala Curry
Baby Potatoes in Kolhapuri Gravy



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