Spicy Paneer Gravy Subji – under 10 Minute recipe

Spicy Paneer gravy subji – Serves 3-4

Preparation Time : less than a minute!!

Cooking Time : 3-5 minutes


1. 15-20 pieces of 1 inch cube paneer

2. 2 teaspoon oil/melted butter

3. 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds

4. ¼ teaspoon fennel seeds

5. Pinch of asaefotida

6. 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste

7. 1 teaspoon red chilli powder (adjust per required hot taste)

8. 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste

9. 1 teaspoon tomato ketchup

10. 1/2 tablepoon soy sauce

11. ½ teaspoon chilli sauce

12. 3 teaspoon cornflour

13. 3/4 cup water

14. ½ teaspoon salt or adjust to taste

 15. ½ cup chopped coriander/spring onions (optional)


  1. Soak paneer cubes in warm water, drain well.
  2. Add the tomato ketchup, soya sauce, chilli sauce to the paneer cubes and coat well with the sauce mixture. Keep aside
  3. Heat oil/butter on medium heat in a pan
  4. Add cumin seeds when hot enough and let it splutter. Then add the fennel seeds and stir to roast for half a minute. Do not let it burn. Then add asaefotida
  5. Mix red chilli powder with ginger paste with a few drops of water and then add the mixed paste to the oil.
  6. Add corn flour to ½ cup of water and stir well to avoid any lumps. Add to the oil and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  7. Add paneer-sauce mixture and cook for 2-3 minutes on medium heat.
  8. Add salt per taste and mix well.
  9. Garnish with coriander/spring onions and serve hot with Jeera Rice or Roti/Parathas


1. Add other boiled vegetables like potatoes, peas, eggplant, cauliflower etc. and increase cooking time by 2 minutes.


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