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Smoky Malai Paneer | Tandoori Paneer | Paneer Recipes

Smoky Malai Paneer | Tandoori Paneer | Paneer Recipes

Today we learn how to make Smoky Malai Paneer Recipe.

Smoky malai paneer or Tandoori paneer is a north Indian dish dedicate to Punjabis who likes tandoori flavors most it is rich in flavors & it tastes too good u can serve it with naan or rice & can make it for both lunch & dinner. you can also add cream instead of malai.

Ingredients for Smoky Malai Paneer Recipe:-

  • 200gm Paneer Cubed

  • Medium onion cut into squares

  • small capsicum cut into squares

  • 1 Tomato cut into squares

  • Oil 2 tbsp

  • Salt as needed

  • ½ tbsp of Black Pepper

  • 2 Green chili

  • ½ Tbsp of cumin seeds

  • 1 Black Cardamom

  • 1 Cup Malai

  • 2 Coal

  • 1 Tbsp of desi ghee


  1. Firstly, Take a pan & heat oil.

  2. Secondly, Add cumin seeds & cardamom.

  3. Once it started crackle add onions.

  4. Fry on full flame till its light in color.

  5. After that, add capsicum & tomatoes.

  6. Cook on full flame.

  7. Add paneer cubes and fry for 2 minutes.

  8. After that, add salt as needed & ½ tbsp of black pepper.

  9. After adding malai stir continuously for 2 minutes.

  10. Cover it with lid & cook for 5 minutes.

  11. Make space in between & put coal bowl in the pan.

  12. After that, add 1 tbsp of desi ghee on coal & cover pan with a lid for 5 minutes. In other words, give smoke to paneer.

  13. Finally, your smoky malai paneer is ready, serve hot with naan or rice.

  14. Enjoy!

  15. Most importantly, Always heat coal very carefully & heat until it turns red.

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If you are looking for more recipes do check

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  3. Moong Dal Chilla

  4. Corn pizza recipe

  5. Macaroni pasta recipe

  6. Hot Chocolate

  7. Veggie Noodles

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