Achari Paneer Masala

Achari Paneer Masala



  • 500 gms paneer
  • 1 cup curd
  • 3 tbsp Zaiqa Achari Nazakat Masala
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp mustard oil
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste

Marinate the paneer cubes, sauté for few minutes in oil and keep aside.

For gravy

  • 1 cup tomato paste
  • ½ cup onion paste
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 4 big green chillies (optional and deseeded) *
  • 3 tbsp oil / butter


  1. In a pan, add oil fry onion paste for a few minutes. Add tomatoes paste and Zaiqa Achari Nazakat Masala.
  2. Cook till oil separates and add the sautéed paneer and chillies.
  3. Add a little water and cook on low flame for 5-7 mins. Finally add tadka** and serve with naan/roti.

* Suggestion – deseed the big green chillies and stuff with a mixture of 1-2 tsp Zaiqa Achari Masala and 1 tsp lemon juice.

** Tadka – splutter some mustard seeds, whole red chillies, curry leaves and add to the gravy towards the end.

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