by Tarla Dalal
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achari paneer recipe | Punjabi achari paneer | restaurant style achari paneer | healthy achari paneer | with 19 amazing images.
achari paneer recipe is also called Punjabi achari paneer and we made it restaurant style achari paneer. This is an Indian curry made of cottage cheese (paneer), onions, curds and lots of spices.
Paneer is the most commonly consumed source of protein for vegetarians. Due to its bland flavour and ability to absorb any flavour as in this Punjabi achari paneer recipe.
Achari paneer is an aromatic accompaniment, which imbibes its flavour from a mixture of seeds used in the seasoning.
Preparation for achari paneer takes no time and can be prepared in a jiffy. The restaurant style achari paneer is so easy and quick to make that you can include it to your everyday meal list. Achari paneer is made with pickling spices and is best relished with any Indian bread. The taste of the dish is tangy and pickly yet the dish is named as achari paneer, achar are usually tangy, sour and slightly spicy.
Make this super easy, quick and lip-smacking Punjabi sabzi for weekend lunch or dinner. Use mustard oil if available as it would enhance the taste of our restaurant style achari paneer and give it the perfect desired flavor. We have added plain flour which prevents the curd added in the gravy from curdling. You can also use besan.
See why we think this is a healthy achari paneer? Made from paneer which contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetes. For diabetics, use low fat paneer.
Serve restaurant style achari paneer hot with rotis or butter naan.
Try other recipes like Achari Baingan or Chatakedar Paneer.
Enjoy achari paneer recipe | Punjabi achari paneer | restaurant style achari paneer | healthy achari paneer | with detailed step by step recipe photos and video below.
- To make achari paneer, heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the fennel seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, nigella seeds, cumin seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the onion and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Add the paneer, turmeric, chilli powder, black salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the curds, plain flour, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Switch off the flame, add the coriander and salt and mix well.
- Serve the achari paneer hot with rice or rotis.
Achari Paneer recipe with step by step photos
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