Paneer 65 - A Vegetarian Version of Chicken 65 Made with Fresh Cheese

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Mar. 08, 2015

Paneer is a fresh cheese made by adding acid to fresh milk and setting the cheese overnight. Firm Paneer is cut into cubes, fried and tossed into a delicious 65 masala onions, garlic, green chillies, curry leaves, ginger and garlic paste, red chilly sauce, cumin, red chilli powder, and red color that is typically made with the popular Chicken 65. This vegetarian version is super easy to make.


Paneer 200 Gram , cubed
Oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Red onion 1 , finely chopped
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) , finely chopped
Green chilies 4 , finely chopped
Curry leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ginger garlic paste 2 Tablespoon
Chili paste/Sambak ole 2 Tablespoon
Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
Red food color 1 Drop



1. Heat oil in a pan. Saute paneer in the hot oil, until its brown on all sides. Remove from pan and set it aside.

2. Saute onions in pan. Add garlic and green chilies and give it a good stir. 

3. Drop in curry leaves and mix it in.

4. Throw in ginger garlic paste and saute it well, cook until the paste looses its rawness. At this point, add chili paste and mix.

5. Add chili powder and cumin powder, followed by red food color and give everything a good mix.

6. Pour some water and mix well to get the masala.

7. Finally, drop in the panner. Stir to coat it well with the masala.



8. Serve with rice or naan and enjoy.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 222Calories from Fat 146

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 673 mg28.04%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet