Paneer Do Pyaza An Unique Flavoured Tasty Creamy Curry With Delicious Paneer


What is “Paneer Do Pyaza

“Paneer do Pyaza” is a delicious recipe made from creamy curry and fresh paneer, curry is a medley of lots of fried onions, tomato paste, all dry daily used spices, cashew paste and cream. They give an flavourful and lips smacking taste. The fried big sized cut onion and capsicum give it a wonderful restaurant style look and taste.

About “Paneer do Pyaza

Originally the dish is created by Mughal emperor Akbar Mullah Do Piaza by accidentally adding a large number of onions to a dish. Hence the dish is named after him. Some say ‘do’=two and pyaza=’onion’.

This recipe is the original “Mughlai Recipe” made from lots of onions. The taste of paneer do pyaza is very delicious and contains creamy curry of soft succulent paneer with lots of onions. This recipe used onions two times. It’s purely restaurant type with awesome taste. let’s learn about its preparation method.


Ingredients For Paneer Do Pyaza :-

  • Paneer – 200 gram
  • Onion – 2 big size ( finely chopped)
  • Tomato- 2 big
  • Cashew nut.- 12 – 15 pieces
  • Oil (as per requirement)
  • Turmeric powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder- 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder- 1teaspoon
  • Black paper. – ½ teaspoon
  • Salt – ( according to taste)
  • Garam masala

Note : Some extra onions and capsicum required and chopped them in big sizes.

How To Make “Paneer Do Pyaza”

Chopping Raw Onions And Tomatoes

For making “Paneer Do Pyaza”, firstly take a bowl. Cut 200-gram fresh paneer into cubes and pour it in a bowl. Keep it aside on the table. Now prepare for its creamy gravy first take two big size onions and two big size tomatoes. Cut the onions on the chopping board with the help of a knife.

Now grind smoothly to tomatoes in a mixer grinder for making a thin paste to tomatoes and Transfer it in a bowl and place it on the table. Now, roughly cut four medium-size onion into one by fourth big sizes and if possible also cut some capsicum into big sizes.

Sautéing Onions (pyaz)

Take twelve to fifteen cashew nuts in a jar and grind it smoothly like a thin paste after that transfer it also to another bowl. Then take a non-stick pan, put it on gas and switch on the flame. Heat it well and pour one teaspoon of oil into it. Pour all roughly chopped onion and capsicum in it and cook them for 30 – 40 seconds on high flame. Toss the pan and cook it. After 30 seconds, it removes from the heat and keep aside.

Sautéing Tomatoes And Ground Spices

Again take another pan and heat it and pour three tablespoons oil into it. Heat it well on medium flame and add all the chopped onion into it. Fry these chopped onions for three to four minutes on high flame. When all the onions are well fried and turned into golden brown colour or translucent, add all the paste of tomato 🍅 and stir them well and cook for five to six minutes on medium flame.

Add Spices

Add all the spices in it which made this recipe too deliciously. Pour one teaspoon turmeric powder into it. Add two teaspoons red chilli powder and one teaspoon cumin powder to it. Stir them well and add black pepper. After that add salt according to its taste then add half a cup of water in it for frying spices too well. Cook all the spices properly on low flame.

Add Paneer

When the mixture separate from the oil in this pan and the raw aroma goes away, then add little water in this mixture. Then add all the cubic paneer in it and cook it for five minutes on low flame. Just wait! till all the paneer are cooked properly at low flame. Add one cup of water in it and cover the pan with its lid. Properly cook the curry. When curry cooked properly, open the lids and add all the light fried roughly onions and capsicum. Cook it for three minutes .

Garnishing Time

Now it is cooked well add garam masala in it. Stir well. Add cashew paste and some fresh cream upon it. Now the garnishing time begin. Garnish this recipe to small chopped coriander leaves and the paneer do pyaza delicious tasty recipe prepared.

Now serve it in a serving bowl. Let’s very – very, tasty restaurant style paneer do pyaza is ready. It can best served with roti, paratha, plain basmati rice, jeera rice, ghee rice or any pulav varieties.

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