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Paneer Korma

Shahi Paneer Korma

Recipe by Chitra Ahluwalia Pal of New York, US

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 250 gms. of cottage cheese/ paneer grate with hands in small pieces
    • 2 cups of green peas (preferred fresh)
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tsp. of red chili powder and turmeric powder
    • Grind 2 cardamoms fresh or 1 tsp. of cardamom powder
    • ½ tsp of cumin powder
    • ½ tsp of coriander powder
    • ½ tsp of garam masala powder
    • 2 finely grated red onions
    • 1 tsp of ginger and garlic minced
    • 1 cup of tomato sauce
    • ½ cup of curd (preferred non fat)


    1. Heat oil in non skillet pan
    2. Add onions and ginger, garlic mixture
    3. When it turns golden brown add Salt and other spices along cardamom and 1 tsp of sugar.
    4. Now add peas and let them cook for 3-4 minutes.
    5. Add tomato sauce and mix it well.
    6. Cook for 5 minutes and then add curd to it and let the mixture simmer for 3 minutes.
    7. At last add paneer to your mixture and mix it well and let it cook for 10 minutes.
    8. Serve hot paneer korma with parantha’s or chapatti’s or make stuffed sandwiches for next day lunch.


    Mr Shah

    It looks very yummy i will definetly give it a shot this weekend. thank you chitra for giving us such a nice recipes.

    jean chaurasia

    Pretty good and tasty. Thanks Chitra, I do enjoy your recipes.

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Hi Swarada, Tomato sauce means tomato puree. Thanks Chitra


    Hi Chitra, Tomato sauce means ketchup or tomato puree? Swarada

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Chitra Ahluwalia Pal

    Thanks Christy I also post my recipes on

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi chitra,i tried it a little,it came out so well . thanx a lot.