Microwave Aloo Paneer Curry [Potato and Cottage Cheese]

Cooking in microwave can be fun and easy plus tasty. Today we are going to make a very tasty recipe of cottage cheese that even a child can prepare.

Ingredients (Serving 4) :

  • 300 gms Cottage Cheese / Paneer
  • 2 Medium sized Potatoes / Aloo
  • ¼ Cup Milk
  • Oil
  • 2 to 3 Cups Water
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi
  • 1 tsp  Fennel Powder / Saunf
  • ½ tsp Ginger Powder / Saunth
  • 1 tsp Dry Fenugreek / Kasoori Methi (Optional)
  • ¼ tsp Green Cardamom Powder
  • 3 Cloves
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • ¼ tsp Cumin Seed Powder
  • 1 to 2 Bay leaves
  • ¼ tsp Garam Masala


    1. In a bowl take some Oil and add diced Potatoes, Cottage Cheese, Salt, Bay Leaves and Dry Fenugreek Leaves.
    2. Cover up the bowl and keep cooking on high power in microwave for about 8 to 10 mins.
    3. Take out and add the rest of the spices along with water.
    4. Cover up and keep to cook for another 5 to 8 min on high power.
    5. After this add milk and cook for another 3 min.
    6. Serve hot with Rice or Paratha.


  • In microwave cooking use small vessels when possible and cook covered, this saves time and energy.
  • Don’t add at once too much water while cooking.

For any further clarification please do watch the video.

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