three differently coloured capsicums stuffed with paneer

paneer stuffed capsicums

Capsicums filled with a delicately spiced paneer mixture, bharwan simla mirch, are perfect for a vegetable dish on their own, as part of a feast, or as a starter.

a block of paneer, partly cut, on chopping board


Paneer is a fresh white cheese with a crumbly texture. It is made by curdling milk with a vegetable-derived acid,

A serving bowl of paneer and peas

paneer and peas

Paneer and peas, or matar paneer is a popular dish from the Punjab. It highlights the paneer, has a spicy tomato sauce and bursts of flavour from the just-cooked peas.

a bowl of paneer with spinach

paneer with spinach

This palak paneer is the classic Punjabi dish of cooked spinach studded with cubes of fried paneer cheese.

two paneer roti rolls on a plate with a serve of kachumber

paneer roti roll

Spiced paneer, wrapped in an egg soaked flatbread; paneer kathi kebabs could be the world’s best vegetarian snack.

paneer tikka, marinated in green chutney, on a serving plate

green paneer tikka

Green paneer tikka, or paneer pudina tikka is a great starter or finger food for cocktails. The marinade is fresh, aromatic and has quite a chilli hit.