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Paneer ka Salan

Hetal Kamdar
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 301 kcal


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 8-10 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 piece ginger
  • 3 tbsp freshly grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp tamarind pulp
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • Salt as per taste.
  • For sesame and peanut powder
  • 2 tbsp peanuts
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 200 grams of fresh paneer cubes.


  • Heat oil in a Kadhai. Add the above ingredients sauté it for 10 minutes while stirring continuously.
  • Let it cool for a while and then grind into a smooth paste
  • Sauté the paneer on a Tawa using very little oil and add a little salt.
  • Wait till it turns brown. Then keep it aside.
  • For the Gravy grind all the ingredients mentioned for the gravy into a smooth paste and keep it aside.
  • Combine all the ingredients and dry roast on a hot Tawa for a minute while stirring continuously.
  • Keep aside to cool. Now blend in a mixture and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a Kadhai, add the gravy, prepared sesame – coconut powder and 3 tbsp of water, mix well and cook it on a medium flame for 5 minutes stirring once in between till the oil separates.
  • Now add the sautéed paneer and simmer for 2 minutes till the gravy thickens.


Paneer ka Salan is ready. Garnish with fresh coconut, coriander and a dollop of ghee.
Relish it with parathas, rotis, naans, kulchas, or biryani.


Calories: 301kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 11gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 42mgPotassium: 251mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 343IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 345mgIron: 4mg
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