Quick Paneer Subzi ( In Gujarati )/ Indian Cottage Cheese Vegetable Recipe

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Dec. 21, 2015

A delectable blend of flavours and textures makes this Quick Paneer Subzi a great hit! This Jain recipe features cottage cheese cubes, capsicum and tomatoes perked up with a simple yet aromatic powder of coriander and red chillies. Apart from the fact that this lip-smacking subzi uses minimal ingredients, you will also love the fact that it is easy and quick to prepare. So, relish this delightful dish any day you feel like!


Paneer cubes 3 Cup (48 tbs) (cottage cheese)
Dry kashmiri red chillies 3 (broken into pieces)
Coriander seeds 1 Tablespoon
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon (jeera)
Capsicum strips 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Chopped tomatoes 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)



1. Combine the red chillies and coriander seeds in a small broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a slow flame for 1 minute. Keep aside to cool slightly. 

2. Bland in a mixer to a smooth fine powder and keep aside. 

3. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.

4. When the seeds crackle, add the capsicum strips and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.

5. Add the prepared powder, tomatoes, salt and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

6. Add the paneer, mix gently and cook on medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. 


7. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 8 Minutes
Ready In: 8 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 347Calories from Fat 158

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 775 mg32.29%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet