Paneer Lababdar

Paneer Lababdar is a popular dish from North Indian cuisine. It is made with paneer (fresh cheese) cooked in a spicy tomato-onion gravy and flavoured with garlic, ginger, garam masala and other spices. This dish is often served as part of a meal or as an accompaniment to roti or naan. It is an incredibly flavorful and comforting dish that will leave you craving for more! The paneer pieces are cooked to perfection in the rich tomato-onion sauce, which is packed full of aromatic Indian spices. The result? A delicious paneer lababdar that is guaranteed to be a hit with your dinner guests! So why not give paneer lababdar a try and experience the amazing flavour for yourself? You won't be disappointed!


What is so special about paneer lababdar ?

Paneer Lababdar is an exotic dish that has gained immense popularity in the past few years. It is a traditional North Indian curry made with paneer, tomatoes, onions and cream. The paneer pieces are simmered in a spiced tomato-based gravy which gives it its delicious flavour. What makes paneer lababdar special is its unique taste, which comes from the combination of spiced paneer cubes and creamy tomato gravy. The paneer lababdar has a distinct flavour that sets it apart from other paneer-based curries such as paneer butter masala. It is also less spicy than paneer butter masala, making it an ideal dish for people who don't prefer spicy food. Paneer lababdar is a great way to add variety to your paneer-based dishes and can be served with roti, paratha or naan for a fulfilling meal. Try making paneer lababdar at home today and enjoy its unique flavour!

This dish will surely tantalize your taste buds and leave you wanting for more.  So, what are you waiting for? 


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How to make Paneer Lababdar 

  1. Make the gravy by adding chopped onions, tomatoes, kashmiri red chilli, garlic cloves, ginger, almonds and cashews into a ceramic non-stick kadai. Cover it all with water. Cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes.
  2. Once cooked and cooled down, add the vegetables to a blender and blend them into a fine paste. Now in a clean ceramic non-stick kadai add all the whole spices in some oil and toast them lightly.
  3. Add coriander powder, red chilli powder and turmeric powder into it and mix it as well. Add the grinded paste and incorporate that too. Add some water to the blender and add it to the kadai. Cover and cook them till the oil separates.
  4. Add garam masala, ghee and kasuri methi into the pan and mix them in. Add cubed paneer and some cream to the pan, toss to coat it around. Garnish it with some grated cheese and chopped coriander.    
  5. Serve the dish hot with some more grated paneer on top.  

Expert Tips

  1. Make sure to fully cool the vegetables before blending them.
  2. Toast the masalas in the oil lightly and do not burn them.
  3. Make sure not to cut the paneer too small. 


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