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Jain Paneer Makhani
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Jain Paneer Makhani Recipe

Jain Paneer Makhani is a delicious, rich, and creamy Indian curry prepared without onion and garlic. Find how to make no onion and garlic paneer makhani.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 353kcal
Author: Hina Gujral


  • Heavy Bottom Kadhai


  • 250- gram paneer cottage cheese cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 2 medium-size tomato blanched and pureed
  • 1 red bell pepper cubed
  • 1 green chili chopped
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh cream
  • 1/4 Cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 2 tablespoon Kasuri Methi Dried Fenugreek Leaves


  • Heat one tablespoon of ghee in a heavy bottomed saute pan.
  • Add the bell pepper and green chili. Sauté them until they turn translucent. Once done, allow them to cool down. Blend it in a mixer using a little water to form a smooth paste.
  • Blend it in a mixer using a little water to form a smooth paste.
  • Next, heat another tablespoon of ghee in the same pan. Add the tomato puree and sauté for 2 – 3 minutes.
  • Athe bell pepper paste, sugar, salt, garam masala, peas and red chili powder. Cook till the oil starts separating from the paste.
  • Sauté the contents of the pan for another 5 minutes, finally stirring in the milk and fresh cream along with 1/4 cup of water. Boil everything together on high heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Bring the gravy to a boil once, reduce the heat and allow to simmer for 10 minutes over low heat.
  • Now add the paneer cubes to the pan, reduce the heat to low, cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the crushed kasuri methi leaves and mix.
  • Serve the Jain Style Paneer Makhani with chapati or naan.


Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 79mg | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1974IU | Vitamin C: 55mg | Calcium: 338mg | Iron: 1mg