Dahi Wale Paneer Recipe - Paneer In A Curd Gravy

Dahi Wale Paneer, a delicious North Indian gravy where paneer is cooked in creamy yogurt gravy. Serve it with Palak Dal, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita, Rice, Phulka and Salad of your choice.

Dahi Wale Paneer Recipe - Paneer In A Curd Gravy
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Dahi Wale Paneer is a delectable gravy where Paneer is cooked along with a rich curd gravy. It is easy to make and is a perfect recipe when you are craving for a restaurant style Paneer curry. 

Full of flavour and taste, you can also make this Paneer gravy when you have guests coming home for lunch or dinner along with your meal.

Serve Dahi Wale Paneer Recipe along with Palak Dal, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita, Jeera Rice, Phulka and Kachumber Salad for a weekend meal.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Paneer Gravy Recipes that you can try for your everyday meals

  1. Matar Paneer Recipe
  2. Paneer Kalimirch Recipe
  3. Badami Paneer Masala Recipe

Course: Lunch
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

65 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

80 M


6 Servings


  • 400 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese)
  • 3 cloves Garlic , chopped
  • 2 inch Ginger , chooped
  • 2 Fresh Red chillies , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1 tablespoon Garam masala powder
  • 100 gram Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 1 tablespoon Butter (Salted)
  • 2 Onions , sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Homemade tomato puree
  • 2 tablespoon Cashew nuts , or almonds (paste)
  • 50 grams Fresh cream
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , to garnish
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)

How to make Dahi Wale Paneer Recipe - Paneer In A Curd Gravy

  1. To begin making the Dahi Wale Paneer Recipe, add ginger, garlic and fresh red chillies in a mortar and pestle and grind it to paste.

  2. In a bowl, add capsicum, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and mix everything well.

  3. Divide this mixture into half and keep in an another bowl. In one of them, add curd, salt, paneer and mix everything well. Keep it aside to marinate for about 1 hour.

  4. To make the gravy for the Paneer Curry, heat butter in a heavy bottomed pan on low heat. Add onions and saute till it turns soft.

  5. Once the onions turn soft, add the ginger garlic chilli paste and cook it for about 2 minutes. 

  6. After 2 minutes, add the capsicum mixture and let it cook till the capsicum turns a little soft.

  7. Once done, add the tomato puree, turmeric powder, cashew or almond paste, salt, required water and give it a mix. Let it cook for about 3 to 4 minutes.

  8. After 3 to 4 minutes, turn the flame to low and add the whisked curd. Cook it for another 5 minutes.

  9. Meanwhile, shallow fry or grill the paneer pieces on a non stick pan, using oil as required. Cook from both the sides till it turns golden brown.

  10. Add the fresh cream and mix it again. Add the paneer cubes and mix everything properly.

  11. Cook for about 2 minutes, add the lemon juice and garnish it with coriander leaves.

  12. Serve Dahi Wale Paneer Recipe along with Palak DalTomato Onion Cucumber RaitaJeera RicePhulka and Kachumber Salad for a weekend meal.

Dahi Wale Paneer Recipe - Paneer In A Curd Gravy is part of the Indian Curry And Gravy Recipe Contest