paneer recipe without onion and garlic Mohit Bansal Chandigarh

Paneer Recipe without Onion and Garlic


Paneer is one of the favourite ingredients among Indians no matter whether a person is non-vegetarian or vegetarian. Paneer is relatable to everyone. With Navratri going on in India, many people eat veg food with no garlic and onion and if you have run out of dishes to make without onion and garlic don’t worry as paneer is here for your rescue. 

Here are paneer recipes without onion and garlic – 

1. Paneer Butter Masala – 

Paneer Butter Masala | Mohit Bansal Chandigarh

Ingredients – 

3 tomato, roughly diced; 2 tablespoons butter; 3 cardamom or elachi pods;

1 inch of cinnamon

a single bay leaf or tej patt

Half a tsp cumin or jeera

1 inch-long ginger (finely chopped)

1 green pepper (slit

1/4th  teaspoon turmeric

Half a teaspoon of lal mirchi 

a cup of milk

Half a teaspoon of coriander powder

1/4 teaspoon sugar

to taste salt

1/4th cup cashew paste (prepared by blending 10 cashews)

9 cubes of cottage cheese or panner

1/4 teaspoon garam masala

Half a teaspoon of dry fenugreek leaves or Kasuri methi (crushed) 

Recipe – 

First, melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a Kadai.

Half tablespoon jeera, 3 cardamom pods, 1-inch cinnamon, and 1 bay leaf should be sautéed till fragrant.

Moreover, include 1 green chilli and 1 inch of ginger. Good sautéing

subsequently add tomato puree and fry until sides begin to release oil.

Additionally, add 1/4th tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp each of chilli powder, coriander powder, sugar, and salt.

For one minute or until the spices are well cooked, sauté on low heat.

Add 1/4 cup cashew paste and 1 cup milk while maintaining a low flame while stirring frequently.

furthermore include 9 panner cubes.

Cover the pot and let it simmer for 5 minutes, or until the panner is thoroughly cooked.

Add 14 tsp garam masala and 1/2 tsp crushed Kasuri methi after that. Mix well.

And there is your paneer butter masala without onion and garlic ready. You can serve it with naan, parathas or even kulchas. 

2. Paneer Bhurji 

Paneer Bhurji | Mohit Bansal Chandigarh

1 litre of full-fat milk

4 tomatoes, 1/2 teaspoon of citric acid

Three green peppers

1 teaspoon ginger

1.5 tsp. Oil

1/tsp. Salt

1/2 tsp Haldi

Coriander Powder, 1 teaspoon

Cumin powder, 1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon red pepper powder

3 tablespoons grated paneer

1-leaf coriander

1 Kasuri Methi 

Heat the milk in a bowl after adding the citric acid.

After some time, remove the water from the bowl in the pan and use a sieve to separate the paneer.

Now combine tomatoes, green chillies, and ginger that have been diced in a grinder and process the items.

Put some oil in a pan and then add the tomato paste.

Add salt, haldi, coriander, cumin, and red chilli powder after sautéing the vegetable until it becomes red.

After combining all the ingredients, stir in the paneer.

Thoroughly combine the masala and paneer.

Add the paneer water, Kasuri methi, and coriander leaves.

Bring the mixture to a boil after a thorough sauté.

Mix with a dash of garam masala.

Serve hot with a sprinkle of fresh red peppers.

These were 2 top recipes which you can make without onion and garlic and are easy to make as well. 

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