How to make Paneer Anda -

A delicious preparation of eggs and cottage cheese.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Eggs (अंडे)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Egg

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Paneer Anda

Paneer Anda Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Paneer Anda Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese 200 grams

  • Eggs 4

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Onion ground 1 medium

  • Garlic minced 4 cloves

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomatoes blanched peeled & chopped 3 medium

  • Garam masala powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Place eggs in a pan with four cups of water. Boil for ten minutes. Cool, shell and cut into quarters. Cut the paneer into small pieces and fry in ghee to a pale golden colour.

Step 2

Drain and set aside. Heat two tablespoons ghee and fry onion paste and minced garlic till golden brown. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, pepper powder and salt to taste and continue to fry for thirty seconds. Add tomatoes and cook till ghee separates.

Step 3

Add one cup of water and cook till dry, then mash to a smooth paste with a wooden spoon. Add one more cup of water, bring to a boil, reduce heat and put in paneer and eggs. Simmer gently for about ten minutes.

Step 4

Serve hot garnished with garam masala powder and chopped coriander leaves.

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