Achari Paneer





Achari Paneer is a pickle-flavored recipe from Gujarat.




1 cup Paneer (cottage cheese), cubed

1 tsp Fennel Seeds (saunf)

¼ tsp Mustard Seeds

5 to 6 Fenugreek Seeds (methi)

1 tsp Onion Seeds (kalonji)

½ tsp Cumin Seeds (jeera)

½ tsp Asafetida (hing)

1 Onion, sliced

½ tsp Turmeric Powder (haldi)

½ tsp Chili Powder

½ tsp Black Salt (sanchal)

¾ cup Curd

1 tsp Plain Flour (maida)

3 tbsp Coriander, chopped

1 tbsp Oil

Salt to taste



  1. Take a small bowl and mix the fennel seeds, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, onion seeds, cumin seeds and asafetida.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add the seeds mixture.
  3. When the seeds start crackling, add onion and sauté till it turns translucent.
  4. Add the paneer, turmeric powder, chili powder, black salt and stir fry for some time.
  5. Add in the curd and sprinkle the plain flour. Mix the preparation well.
  6. Sprinkle coriander and salt and bring the mixture to a boil.
  7. Remove from heat and serve hot, with rice or rotis.



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