Veg Cream Cheese Dip by Tarla Dalal

A flavorful, cool, fresh-tasting dip that goes well with vegetables and crackers. Just add a dash of cream cheese, sour cream and chill, and there you have all the zing needed to lift you beyond mundane everyday worries.


Grated paneer 1 Cup (16 tbs) (cottage cheese)
Fresh curd 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Grated carrot 5 Tablespoon
Grated radish 5 Tablespoon
Finely chopped celery 2 Tablespoon
Dry red chili flakes 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
For garnish
Dry red chili flakes 1/4 Teaspoon
Grated carrot 2 Teaspoon
Chopped celery 1/2 Teaspoon



1. In a blender, combine paneer and curd. Blend until smooth.

2. Into a bowl, transfer the paneer curd mixture and add grated carrot, radish, celery, chili flakes, and salt. Mix well. Refrigerate for at least an hour.


3. Garnish with dry red chili flakes, carrot, and celery.


4. Serve chilled with crackers/ chips or pita.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 60Calories from Fat 18

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 237 mg9.88%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet