Paneer Cashew Masala Gravy / Cashew Paneer - Side dish for Roti, Chapathi or any North Indian Breads

Paneer Cashew Gravy is one of the yummy North Indian Side dish varieties which goes well with Rotis, Naan, Paratha, Chapathi, Phulka, etc. Paneer has got lots of health benefits and so consuming paneer and adding this in our daily food menus will help us to stay fit. Paneer is a good source of calcium, helps prevent bone and stomach disorders, helps to reduce weight, prevents osteoporosis and cancer, etc. So add paneer in your food menu as it is good for growing kids as well as the elder people.

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Ingredients needed for making Paneer Cashew Gravy

Cashewnuts - 100 gms
Paneer - 200 gms
Tomato - 5 nos
Onions - 5 nos.
Green Chillies - 3
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 3 tsp
Curd - 1/2 cup
Salt as per taste

For grinding
Grated Coconut - 1/2 cup
Khus Khus - 4 tsp
Cashewnuts - 50 gms

For tempering
Oil - 1/2 tbsp
Cinnamon - 2
Cloves - 2
Bay Leaf - 1
A sprig of Curry Leaves

Method for making Paneer Cashew Masala Gravy

1. Heat oil in a pan, fry the cinnamon, cloves, curry leaves and bay leaf and then add the finely chopped onions saute well till it becomes transparrent. Then add the chopped tomatoes and saute well.

2. Next add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and curd, mix well and cook in a low flame for 3 minutes and then add little water.

3. Fry the paneer cubes in oil and then add this to the above mixture when it starts boiling.

4. Next add the ground coconut-cashew paste and salt.

5. Mix well and bring to a boil.

6. Fry the remaining cashew nuts and add this to the gravy.

Serve hot with Rotis, Chapathis, Paratha, or anything of your choice.

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  1. Nice Recipe,
    Paneer Cashew Masala Gravy i love this recipe.Thanks for sharing a new Paneer Recipe for us .