Paneer makhani is a famous north Indian dish

Paneer Makhani
In this recipe, paneer cubes are cooked in a rich gravy making them irresistible! This Paneer Makhani is creamy and cheesy in flavour. This recipe will surely make you drool.
Gurdip Kohli Punj's Paneer Makhani recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min


- main course


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Min



  • FOR Puree
  • 3 to 4 tbsp oil
  • 1bay leaf
  • 6 green cardamom
  • 1 cup sliced white onion
  • 5 to 7 Kashmiri red chillies
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup garlic cloves and ginger slices
  • 5 to 7 cashew nuts
  • 1 tsp melon and sesame seeds
  • water
  • FOR Paneer Makhani
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 6 green cardamom
  • 1 tsp All ground spice
  • 1 tsp cardamom powder
  • 250 gm cottage cheese cubes
  • 2 tsp condensed milk solids
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander
  • salt
  • FOR Garnish
  • Fresh cream
  • Mint leaves


  1. 1

    Heat a little oil in a pan and saute the bay leaf green cardamom, sliced white onions and Kashmiri red chillies.
  2. 2

    Add diced tomatoes, garlic cloves and ginger slices, cashew nuts, melon and sesame seeds.
  3. 3

    Mix well with water.
  4. 4

    Turn off the gas when the water in the mixture boils.
  5. 5

    Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature and transfer it to a mixer and blend it to prepare the puree.
  6. 6

    Heat oil in another pan and add some green cardamom to it.
  7. 7

    Pour the puree into this pan and add salt all ground spice and cardamom powder.
  8. 8

    Add cottage cheese cubes to this mixture.
  9. 9

    Mix well with the masala.
  10. 10

    The Paneer Makhani is ready.
  11. 11

    Add some chopped coriander.
  12. 12

    Transfer it to a serving plate.
  13. 13

    Garnish it with some fresh cream and mint leaves.

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