Dum Paneer Kaali Mirch

5 from 5 votes

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Servings 4


  • 250 gm paneer
  • 2 medium onion sliced
  • 1 inch pc of ginger
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic
  • 2 green chillies
  • 3/4 cup of curd
  • 1/2 cup of fresh cream
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2-3 green cardamom
  • 2-3 cloves
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 1.5 tbsp coriender pwdr
  • 3/4 tbsp black pepper pwdr
  • 1 tspn roasted cumin seeds pwdr
  • 1 tspn garam masala
  • 1 tbsp chopped mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriender leaves
  • Salt
  • 1.5 tbsp ghee/oil
  • Oil to deepfry for onion


  • Take a wok, add oil and head it. Deep fry the sliced onion till nice golden color. Let it be cool. Now make a fine paste of the onions.
  • Make paste (3G paste) of ginger, garlic and green chilli.
  • Heat ghee in a pan. Add bay leaf, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves and little saute it. Add brown onion paste and saute it. Add curd in it and mix well. Add 3G paste and saute well.
  • Add dry spices now like coriender pwdr, black pepper pwdr, roasted cumin seeds pwdr and salt. Mix well. Let it be cool.
  • Cut paneer in triangle pcs or in any other shape of your choice.
  • Add water (around 1.5 cup) in the cooked mixture. Add paneer pcs and garam Masala pwdr. Also add cream and mix well.
  • Now add chopped mint leaves n coriender leaves. Mix it. Now cover it with the lid and cook it on dum.
  • Seal the edges of the covered pan with the help of atta or first cover it with foil paper and then cover it with lid and cook it for 15 min on dum.
  • Open the lid at the time of serving n enjoy with naan, roti or any bread of ur choice.

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