Top 20 Unique Paneer Recipes That You Should Not Miss

Top 20 Unique Paneer Recipes That You Should Not Miss
Top 20 Unique Paneer Recipes That You Should Not Miss

Paneer is an excellent dairy product that makes out its presence in almost all the curries, starters, snacks and taste good in every form one can consume of them. The smooth and soft texture of this dairy product is very nutritious and is even tasty when consumed along with different spices. It is eaten all over the country, and every state produces a unique item out of them. You can even make sweet dishes out of the paneer, and trust us, it tastes fantastic. Selecting from all the recipes being prepared all over the country, we have listed the best ones out of them that is loved by most and are easy to prepare at home.

1.Paneer Kathi Roll

It is a popular street food suggested  for quick bites and can be easily prepared at home. You need a paratha made up of flour and cooked paneer with spices and a few other vegetables, and then roll this cooked paneer into the paratha, and they are ready. You can make paratha of any flour of your choice.

Paneer Kathi Roll

2.Chilli Paneer

This dish is made by combining the flavours and style of two cuisines and is a treat to spicy food lovers. They are made by cooking paneer cubes with vinegar, soy sauce, chilli sauce, and spices. It is a well-known and famous recipe eaten, especially in North India.

Chilli Paneer

3.Paneer Tikka

This all-time favourite paneer starter is easy to prepare at home anytime you crave for it. These tikkas are prepared by marinating paneer cubes in a curd paste, and barbequing them along with capsicum and other favourite veggies.

Paneer Tikka 2

4.Paneer Pakora

Indians love the rainy season, and more than it, they love enjoying pakoras with garam chai. The best thing you can do to yourself is to make crispy and soft paneer pakoras for yourself served along with green and red chutney. They are smooth from within due to paneer and are crisp from outside.

Paneer Pakora 1

5.Aloo Paneer Tikki

Usually, the Tikki we prepare at home is aloo Tikki, but here we add a twist to it by adding everyone’s favourite paneer. The paste of aloo and paneer with some green chillis fried in hot oil when served with chutney and some chat masala is delicious and challenging to resist. You can even have it along with curd.

Aloo Paneer Tikki 1

6.Paneer Samosa

You have to accept that samosas are the love of every Indian, especially with chai. And, when you add paneer to your samosas, then they become difficult to resist yourself from them. The paneer paste with some spices is added into flour covering and then fried in oil to prepare them.

Paneer Samosa 1

7.Palak Paneer

Winters are here, and is time to cook palak paneer with parathas or roti. This is undoubtedly, one of the most famous paneer curries in North India, especially in the Punjab region. Not only tasty, but it is also highly nutritious that you should surely consume in winters once in a week.

Palak Paneer 3

8.Paneer Bhurji

This is a tasty main course meal that is very easy to prepare and takes less than 10 minutes. You have to mash the paneer and cook them in some oil along with tomatoes, chillies, and at last top with some coriander, and they are ready to be eaten.

Paneer Bhurji

9.Matar Paneer

This tasty paneer sabzi is often cooked at our home, or we should say this is the only one that is mostly cooked. We all are familiar with this recipe combining paneer and peas in a tomatoes puree along with spices. You can enjoy it with any Indian bread of your choice.

Matar Paneer 2

10.Methi Malai Matar Paneer

It is tough to make kids eat healthy and tasty methi  alone, but if we bring a super item like paneer into the recipe, they would not mind eating them. This is a creamy veggie prepared using all three veggies and cooking them for some time.

Methi Malai Matar Paneer

11.Peshawari Paneer Chole

It is a delicious recipe that combines the goodness of two highly nutritious ingredients like paneer and chickpeas. The best thing is the flavour and taste, an authentic Peshwari flavour that your family would surely love.

Peshawari Paneer Chole

12.Ras Malai

Ras malai is the favourite sweet dish of all of us and is very easy to prepare using paneer. Yes, the soft circle-shaped dumplings that are made in this recipe is prepared using paneer and then are dipped into the malai with Kesar into it.

Ras Malai

13.Paneer Paratha

When you have fresh paneer at home and want to prepare a filling breakfast for everyone, then opt for this recipe of paneer stuffed paratha. They are soft and filling and can be enjoyed by adding some butter or even with curd.

Paneer Paratha

14.Paneer Sandwich

Want to prepare a super-quick breakfast recipe? If so, then grab some bread and fill them with scrambled paneer and spices paste and finally toast them. Believe us; they will be one of the best sandwich versions you will taste.

Paneer Sandwich

15.Chhena Poda

This famous Bengali sweet is easy to prepare now at home and is quite similar to cheesecake. It is baked in banana leave and can be given flavour using cardamom. They are ideal for preparing at home and can even be topped like a cake.

Chhena Poda

16.Paneer Jamun

Paneer Jamun is an Indian sweet dish which is prepared using cheese, ghee, and sugar. They can, though be given any shape, but as we have named them as Jamun, we will provide them with a round shape. You can even add almonds on top of them.

Paneer Jamun


Most of the Bengali dishes uses paneer in their recipes, and Sandesh is one of the most famous sweet recipes originating from Bengal. You require paneer and sugar and some cardamom for flavour.


18.Paneer Kheer

This paneer kheer is extra smooth and soft as it contains  paneer into it. You have to add scrambled paneer or paneer balls into the boiling milk along with sugar, and your tasty kheer is ready. For adding flavour, use Kesar and cardamom.

Paneer Kheer


Did you ever think about what are these water sponge balls you eat are made up of? To your surprise, even they are made up of paneer. Combining paneer paste and giving them round shape, then adding them into chashni brings you this super sweet recipe from Bengal.


20.Chum Chum

Yes, even this sweet recipe is made up of paneer. In this recipe, the khoya or mawa is sandwiched between two chashni dipped slices of paneer that are juicy and tasty when eaten. You can even add Kesar and Pistachios on top of each piece of it.

Chum Chum