Lahori Paneer Curry Recipe With A Twist

Lahori paneer is very easy and delicious recipe which can be cooked during festive seasons. I have given a twist in the recipe by adding poppy seeds, let’s learn step by step process to prepare this recipe.

Lahori Paneer Curry Recipe With a Twist

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 2 People
Author: Shubhra


  • 1 cup Cottage cheese (Paneer)
  • 1/2 cup All purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp Poppy Seeds
  • 1 Piece Tomato
  • 1 tbsp Chopped capsicum
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 1 tbsp Meat masala
  • 1 tbsp kasoori Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
  • 1 tbsp Chopped Ginger
  • 1 Piece Black cardamom
  • 1 piece Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Clarified butter (Ghee)
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Maggie Masala Magic
  • 3 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder


  • Sieve all purpose flour and add water into it along with a pinch of salt and black pepper powder. Cut cottage cheese into triangular shapes and apply meat masala and kasoori Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves).
  • Dip cottage cheese into the paste of all purpose flour and water mixture.
  • Heat mustard oil in a pan and shallow fry cottage cheese.
  • When they turn golden brown from both the sides.
  • In a pan add clarified butter and let the cumin seeds splutter.
  • Add cinnamon stick, black cardamom and poppy seeds.
  • Add tomato, onion and ginger in the pan, cook it covering the lid.
  • Grind all the ingredients when they turns soft.
  • Add the grind ingredients in the pan and stir fry for some time.
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder, magi masala and salt.
  • When oil separates from the spices then add water.
  • Add capsicum in the pan.
  • Simmer it for some time then add fried cottage cheese.

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