Paneer Hara Pyaz (Paneer Green Onion Curry)

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Paneer Hara Pyaz (Paneer Green Onion Curry) is a delicious Indian curry made with green onions and paneer. It can be made in under 30 minutes using simple ingredients.

Here are some more paneer recipes that you may like: Paneer Tikka Masala, Paneer Korma, Methi Malai Paneer, Matar Paneer, and Saag Paneer.

Paneer hara pyaz served in a bowl.
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About Paneer Hara Pyaz

Paneer Hara Pyaz (Paneer Green Onion Curry) is a delicious Indian curry in which paneer cubes and green onions are cooked in a spicy onion-tomato masala.

This curry is easy to make and comes together quickly using a few basic ingredients.

Make it for everyday meals, festivals, and special occasions. Serve this curry with Indian bread, such as naan, phulka, lachha paratha, or plain tawa paratha.

Ingredients

Paneer – Use fresh or frozen paneer. If using frozen paneer, bring it to room temperature before using.

Green Onions – This recipe uses both white and green part of green onions

Oil Use any cooking oil. Replace oil with ghee or butter for a richer curry.

Spice Powders – To enhance the flavors, add spice powders such as coriander powder, Kashmiri red chili powder, turmeric powder, and garam masala powder.

Milk and unsweetened heavy cream – These two ingredients form the creamy base of Paneer Green Onion Curry. You can skip adding cream if you make it for your everyday meals.

The cream can be replaced with malai.

Tomato – You will need both canned tomato puree and fresh tomatoes to add that much-needed tartness and color.

Ketchup – Tomato Ketchup adds a sweet, tangy taste to the curry.

Others – You will also need cumin seeds, garlic, and green chilies. Adjust the green chilies to your taste.

How To Make Paneer With Hara Pyaz

Heat 3 tablespoon oil in a pan over medium heat.

Once the oil is hot, add 200 g paneer (cut into 1-inch cubes) to the pan and fry them until golden brown from all sides.

Transfer the fried paneer cubes to a water-filled bowl and keep them aside.

Fried pan in a pan.

Add 1 teaspoon cumin seeds and 2 teaspoon chopped garlic to the same oil and let them crackle for 4-5 seconds.

Cumin seeds and garlic added to the pan.

Add ½ cup of chopped white part of the green onions and 2 teaspoon chopped green chilies and cook for 1-2 minutes.

White part of green onions and green chilies added to the pan.

Now, add the following ingredients and cook for 3-4 minutes.

  • ½ cup of canned tomato puree
  • ¼ cup chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoon tomato ketchup
Tomato puree, chopped tomatoes and ketchup added to the pan.

Add the following ingredients and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoon Kashmiri red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
Spice powders added to the pan.

Add some water if the masala is getting dry.

Some water added to the pan.

Finally, add the following and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  • fried paneer cubes
  • 100 g chopped green onions
  • ½ cup milk
  • ¼ cup unsweetened heavy cream
Fried paneer, green onions, milk and cream added to the pan.

Discard the water in which the paneer cubes were soaked or use it to thin down the curry.

Check for salt and add more if needed. Serve hot.

Ready paneer hara pyaz.

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Paneer Hara Pyaz (Paneer Green Onion Curry) is a delicious Indian curry made using green onions and paneer. Make it in under 30 minutes using simple ingredients.
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Paneer Hara Pyaz Recipe (Paneer Green Onion Curry)

Paneer And Hara Pyaz (Paneer Green Onion Curry) is a delicious Indian curry made using green onions and paneer. Make it in under 30 minutes using simple ingredients.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients 

  • 3 tablespoons oil (or butter or ghee)
  • 200 grams paneer (cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • ½ cup chopped white part of green onions
  • 2 teaspoons chopped green chilies
  • ¼ cup canned tomato puree
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoons Kashmiri red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 100 grams chopped green part of green onions
  • ½ cup whole milk (full-fat milk)
  • ¼ cup unsweetened heavy cream (or malai)
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Instructions 

  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Once the oil is hot, add paneer cubes to the pan and fry them until golden brown from all sides.
  • Transfer the fried paneer cubes to a bowl filled with water and keep them aside.
  • Add cumin seeds and garlic to the same oil and let them crackle for 4-5 seconds.
  • Add the white part of the green onions, and green chilies and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add tomato puree, chopped tomatoes, and tomato ketchup, and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Now add the coriander powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, and garam masala powder and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add some water if the masala is getting dry.
  • Finally add the fried paneer cubes, green onions, milk and cream and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Discard the water in which the paneer cubes were soaked or use it to thin down the curry.
  • Check for salt and add more if needed.
  • Serve hot.

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Nutrition

Calories: 241kcal, Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 9g, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 56mg, Sodium: 720mg, Potassium: 214mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 773IU, Vitamin C: 5mg, Calcium: 303mg, Iron: 1mg
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