Spicy Ricotta Cheese Curry- Paneer Nihari- Recipe




1.     Paneer- 1 brick (cut into cube form/shape)
2.     Ginger and Garlic chopped- 2 tbsp
3.     Kashmiri chilli powder- 2 tbsp
4.     Turmeric powder- 1 tbsp 
5.     Coriander powder- 1 tbsp
6.     Roasted cumin powder
7.     Whole green cardamom – 1 tbsp
8.     Cinnamon stick- 2
9.     Fennel (Saunf), powder- 2 tbsp
10.  Nutmeg/jaiphal- pinch
11.  Mace/Javitri- pinch
12.  Salt- as per required 
13.  White Flour- 3tbsp
14.  Water- 1/2 cup
15.  Oil- 1 cup


Garnishing Ingredients:
Ginger sliced
Green chili
Chopped Fresh coriander



1.Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cubed paneer fry till golden-ish brown

2. Now take out paneer in a separate plate, set aside.

3. In the same pan add ingredients 2 to 12. Mix well, until the masala and oil spreads.

4. Now Add 1 cup of water,

5. In a separate bowl dissolve flour in half cup of water, make it smooth paste. Add in Nihari gravy for fine and smooth curry. Let them cook another 5 minutes.

6. Time to mix fried ricotta cub into nihari curry.

7.Make dum (heat) for one minute. Add take out in separate bowl.

8. Now serve your Spicy Ricotta Cheese Curry- Paneer Nihari with your favourite Naan or Rice.

9.Garnish with chopped green chilli and sliced ginger

10. Huraayyy………Don’t forget to Enjoyyy!!

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