Handi Paneer Recipe – Restaurant Style – Pics

Handi paneer with gravy is a north Indian dish served with Naan or paratha. Make restaurant style at home quickly and easily within minutes. High protein.

Written by Maahi Gupta
  Maahi Gupta    Updated  11 Jan, 18


Handi Paneer 1
Handi Paneer 1 

Handi paneer is a delicious and well known paneer preparation. There are many paneer versions that we know and each one has its own unique taste and flavor. I have tried to present this recipe in a simple and easy manner and i hope it will help you re-create the restaurant style taste at home.


5 min Prep
20 min Cook
Yield  2 cup
Nutrition Facts
Handi Paneer Recipe - Restaurant Style - Pics
Amount Per Serving
Calories 406 Calories from Fat 234
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 40%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Trans Fat 0.004g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 945mg 39%
Potassium 687mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 16g
Protein 21g 42%
Vitamin A 46%
Vitamin C 120%
Calcium 66%
Iron 17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  • Ingredients for Handi Paneer.
    Ingredients for Handi paneer
    Ingredients for Handi paneer 
  • We will start the process by heating 1 Tbsp of Oil in a pan on medium flame for about a minute. Then add Bay Leaves and fry for half a minute.
    Handi paneer tadka preparation
    Handi paneer tadka preparation 
  • Add chopped Onion. Mix well and fry for 1 minute.
  • After a minute, add Ginger. Wait till Onion achieves light pink color. Keep the stove on medium flame.
  • Now add chopped Tomatoes and Green Chilies. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  • Add Salt, Turmeric Powder, Red Chili Powder and Curd. Mix well and cook till Tomatoes become soft/tender.
    Handi paneer tadka
    Handi paneer tadka 
  • Turn the stove on low flame and let curd get mixed completely with paste. In couple of minutes, curd will not be visible clearly i.e. the white color of curd will vanish.
  • This is what it would look like after curd is completely mixed up with paste.
  • Now add Water. Turn stove again on medium flame and after a boil change it to low flame. Cook until water reduces to half i.e. 1/2 cup the quantity you added .
  • Gravy is almost ready. So now its a right time to add Garam Masala and Paneer. Mix well.
    Handi paneer
    Handi paneer 
  • Cook for a minute and switch off the stove.
  • Here’s our Handi Paneer ready to eat with Naan/Chapati/Parantha.Hope you will enjoy this recipe.Happy Cooking!!!!

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    Written by Maahi Gupta
      Maahi Gupta