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Paneer Gulshan Recipe

Paneer Gulshan recipe with step by step pictures.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: North Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Radhika


  • Paneer – 200 gms
  • Onion - 3
  • Tomatoes - 3
  • Capsicum - 2
  • Ginger - 1 inch piece
  • Garlic pods -8
  • Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Channa masala powder – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander leaves - 5 tbsp
  • Kasuri Methi - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste



  • Cut the paneer slab into finger length and capsicum into long strips.
  • Chop onions and tomatoes finely.
  • Grind ginger and garlic to a fine paste.

How to make Paneer Gulshan:

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and let it sizzle.
  • Add onion and sauté till it turns translucent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for 2 more mins over low flame.
  • Add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and chana masala powder and sauté well.
  • The spice powders will absorb the oil and the mixture will become dry.
  • Add tomatoes, capsicum and mix well till they are also coated with the spice powders.
  • Add salt, sprinkle a handful of water on top, give it a mix and close with a lid to cook on medium flame for 4 to 5 mins.
  • The masala will come together into a thick gravy. The raw smell would have disappeared and the oil will float on top.
  • Add the paneer strips, coriander leaves, mix and cook for 2 mins.
  • Add crushed kasuri methi and mix well.
  • Cook for 1 more minute and take off the stove.
  • Paneer Gulshan is ready.
  • Serve hot with phulkas, rotis or naans.