Paneer Masala with Honey Twist/ Indian Cottage Cheese Roast / Paneer Kadai

Paneer Roast with Honey

Paneer Roast with Honey

Cooking time ( Approx: 25 minutes)


vegetable oil , for frying

400g paneer , cut into bite-sized pieces

1 tsp coriander seeds

2 tablespoon  ginger , peeled and chopped

1 medium onion , chopped

4 large ripe tomatoes , chopped

2  -3 tsp chilli powder

1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds

1 tsp garam masala

1 tbsp   honey

Garnish( optional)

small handful of fresh coriander , chopped

small knob of ginger , peeled and shredded into matchsticks

1 small red and 1 small green capsicum , seeded and finely chopped

3 spring onions , finely shredded


Heat oil in a large frying pan and fry the paneer in batches until golden brown – watch out as the oil spits. Scoop it on to kitchen paper.

Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan and gently fry the coriander seeds, ginger, chilli and onion for about 8- 10 minutes until golden. Tip in the tomatoes and cook for another 5 minutes until they start to soften. Add the other spices and honey, stir and simmer for a few minutes.

Tip the paneer into the sauce and stir. Simmer for a few minutes, then add the chopped coriander and shredded ginger. Serve sprinkled with capsicum and spring onions.


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