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Paneer Tak-a-Tak

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Meena, www.hookedonheat.com


  • 2 tablespoon light cooking oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 medium-sized tomato finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 500 gms paneer crumbled
  • 1 green bell pepper finely chopped


  • Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan and sauté cumin, fennel, and coriander seeds till they start to sizzle. Add in spices powders, tomatoes and season with salt. Fry for a few minutes till the tomatoes start to soften and pulp, and mix well with the spices.
  • Add in crumbled paneer and peppers, and mix well. Cook covered for another 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.