Paneer in White Gravy is a creamy, rich dish where Paneer cubes are simmered in a onion cashew nut based white gravy. It is a popular dish in most Indian restaurants and goes well with Indian breads. Here is how to make Paneer in White Gravy Recipe.

Paneer in white gravy

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 548 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Paneer in White Gravy is a creamy, rich dish where Paneer cubes are simmered in a onion cashew nut based white gravy. It is a popular dish in most Indian restaurants and goes well with Indian breads. Here is how to make Paneer in White Gravy Recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Onion Chopped
  • 1/2 cup Cashew Nuts
  • 1 tsp Garlic Chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 2-3 Green Cardamom
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1/4 cup Khoya Grated
  • 1 tsp Ginger Juliennes
  • 2-3 Green Chillies Slit into half
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt
  • 1 tsp All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp White Pepper Powder
  • 1 tsp Kasuri Methi
  • 250 g Paneer Cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Cream

Instructions

  1. Heat 3 cups of water in a pan.

  2. Add onion, cashew nuts, ginger and garlic in boiling water and cook for 4-5 minutes.

  3. Drain the water and add the cooked onion and cashews in a blender.

  4. Add some cold water and grind to make a smooth paste.

  5. Heat oil and butter in a pan.

  6. Add cloves, cinnamon, cardamon and bay leaf and let them crackle for a few seconds.

  7. Add the onion and cashew paste and cook for 4-5 minutes.

  8. Cover the pan if the masala is spluttering too much.

  9. Add khoya, ginger juliennes and green chillies and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

  10. Add salt, sugar, yogurt whisked with flour and white pepper powder and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  11. Add paneer cubes and kasuri methi and water and bring the curry to a boil.

  12. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

  13. Add fresh cream and mix well.

  14. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Pass the onion cashew nut paste through a soup strainer if you want very silky gravy.

You can use the same gravy to make malai kofta.

 

Nutrition Facts
Paneer in white gravy
Amount Per Serving
Calories 548 Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Fat 46g71%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 84mg28%
Sodium 206mg9%
Potassium 235mg7%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 494IU10%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 470mg47%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.