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Paneer parathas are Indian flat bread stuffed with cottage cheese. Paneer paratha, favorite of all and if served with raita than it is one meal dish. It is a healthy breakfast for growing children. Ingredients: For The Dough: 3 cups whole wheat flour 2 tbsp ghee or oil 1/2 tsp salt For filling: 2 cups […]


MALAI KOFTA is a very famous recipe in India. This dish for special occasions, Malai Kofta is the vegetarian alternative to meatballs. Malai Kofta classic dish of Moghul origin is a rich, decadent dish usually prepared during special occasions. Deep fried vegetable balls are in a creamy rich tomato gravy . Ingredients: For the Kofta: […]

Chhenapoda (Cheese Cake of Orissa)

We Oriyas are highly enterprising in cooking. We are very elaborate and simple daily menu would consist of plenty of side dishes. When it come sweet dishes, fresh Chhena (Paneer or Ricotta cheese) plays a very significant role. Many yummy desserts are made from chhena as their main ingredient. Chhena poda (Odia: ଛେନାପୋଡ଼) is very […]

Rashabali Sweet

Rashabali is a sweet oriya dish made of milk. Paneer is made into balls, lightly flattened and deep fried till golden brown. Then soaked in creamy milk. It is an authentic Oriya recipe and also among the Mahaprasad of   Lord Jagannth Temple, Puri as well as used as Prasad in every Puja or festival. Rashabali […]


NAVRATAN KORMA is a delicious Mughlai dish gets its name Navratan (meaning nine gems) from the nine different veggies nuts used in it. Ingredients: 1/3 cup mixed nut (cashews, pistachios, almonds) 1 medium onion, grated 3 – Tomatoes (pureed) 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste 1 tbs cashews paste 3 cups mixed boiled […]

Paneer Pasanda

This is a simple and delicious paneer recipe for all those who want to take proteins and vitamins. It is Cottage cheese and cashew nuts cooked into delicious gravy with fresh Indian spices. Paneer Pasanda is a type of paneer recipe that is popular in North India. As the name suggests “Pasanda” means every one’s […]


PALAK PANEER is one of most eaten dish in India. Palak Paneer is a delicious, hearty North Indian dish prepared with spinach and Indian cheese. This is a traditional greens based vegetarian dish. Ingredients: 500 gms Fresh Palak (Saag) 100 gms Paneer 3 medium sized onions (finely chopped) 2 medium size tomatoes (finely chopped) 2 […]

Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer is considered to be a royal dish especially in the Northern parts of India. Shahi which means ‘Royal’ and Paneer when translated is ‘ Cottage Cheese’ gives Shahi Paneer a royal feel to it. However, Shahi Paneer is a famous dish and is available in almost all the hotels, restaurants and roadside eateries. […]

Achari Paneer

Achari Paneer is flavorful, healthy and high in protein. It can be serve as an accompaniment to a main course. Achaari  Paneer is a pickled flavored masala gravy.’ Ingredients: Paneer – 300 gms Saunf/fennel seeds – 2 tsp Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Methi dana/fenugreek seeds- 1/2 pinch black pepper 1/2 teaspoon Kalonji/nigella – 1/2 […]