Chili Paneer

I pretty much watch every video Padma Lakshmi posts on Instagram, and so I was craving paneer pretty badly and threw this solo dinner together in less than 30 minutes. I highly doubt my take on this popular Indo-Chinese dish is anywhere near as tasty as Padma‚Äôs fresh, handmade paneer, but it was close enough…

Paneer Broccoli Stir Fry

Paneer is a fun cheese to cook with and it lands somewhere on the texture wheel between tofu and chicken breast, which makes it pretty versatile. Trying to cut back on soy, I’ve started using Paneer on occasion in my vegetarian stir fries. Aside from that, it’s just tasty. The most difficult part about this…

Kadai Style Paneer

My slow cooker and I have developed a very close relationship over the past year and in fact, I’m not sure how I ever lived without her. Normally when we’re in the mood for the aromatically sassy and seductively spicy flavors of India, I create a one skillet dish that we reheat for lunches at…

Paneer in Curried Tomato Gravy

Back in 2007 I sat down in an Indian restaurant for the first time, ordered the chicken Vindaloo, and fell head over heels in love with the warm, spicy seasonings and gravies of Indian cuisine. Chutney, Naan, Basmati rice and curry became my new obsession. Growing up the most exposed I’d ever been to ethnic…