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All You Vegetarians, These 8 Paneer Dishes Will Make Your Mouth Water Instantly!

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Paneer is what every vegetarian swears by. HolidayIQ Travellers suggest places where you get the best paneer dishes.

All You Vegetarians, These 8 Paneer Dishes Will Make Your Mouth Water Instantly!:

  1. Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
  2. Punjab
  3. Panchkula (Haryana)
  4. Sadhupul Lake, Chail (Himachal Pradesh)
  5. Madhya Pradesh
  6. Jaipur (Rajasthan)
  7. Uttar Pradesh
  8. Delhi

1. Paneer Bhurji

Paneer Bhurjisource: wikimedia

Paneer Bhurji is a vegetarian version of the humble egg bhurji. It is basically crumbled paneer fried with chopped onions and tomatoes with the slight addition of green chilli. 
HolidayIQ Traveller Nivedita says, "Excellent small city break. Group visit encouraged. Small things to do like maggi on hills, momos. Pure HAAT type shopping. 
Favourite Rest
aurant was Kumar's -don't miss the butter chicken and for vegetarians paneer bhurji is a must have. Ellora's pastries and cakes. Shopping at paltan bazaar. "


2. Butter Paneer Masala

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Imagine Panner in a medium spicy orange gravy, laden with sumptous butter and served to you with nan. Yes, butter paneer to vegetarians is what butter chicken is to non-vegetarians. HolidayIQ Traveller Suresh talks about a hotel in Punjab,"Food was very tasty specially butter paneer masala. Hotel staff was very helpful and courteous. Service was excellent. Travelling experience was very good specially with hotels arrangement (with their vehicle). Overall, it's a nice staying and travelling experience"

3. Kadhai Paneer

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A heavenly helping of kadhai paneer consists of medium to highly spicy orange gravy with capsicum, onion and tomatoes. HolidayIQ Traveller Wilson says, "Hotel location is too good and it is a well-furnished hotel. Food court of the hotel is good and food quality is also good like kadhai paneer, shahi paneer, daal makhni etc. Services for hotel team is also good and hotel management is well behaved with customers and that is best thing of the hotel."

4. Matar Paneer

Matar Paneersource: wikimedia

Welcome paneer with peas and a delectable tangy flavour. Matar paneer is a household dish in central and north india and an almost irreplacable dish in weddings. The soft peas add a special texture to the already yummy gravy. HolidayIQ Traveller Nidhi says about Sadhupul Lake, "This is the place to be, you all actually have to dip your legs till knees and sit on your chair which is in the water. Your steaming hot yummy mater paneer and chilli chicken comes right above this wooden table, which they will move away in case the water flow is at a speed. "

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5. Paneer Pakora

Paneer Pakorasource: wikimedia

Pakoras are hugely popular among people of India, irrespective of the region they live in. Combine paneer with it and you have the much loved paneer pakora. HolidayIQ Traveller Sanjay says, "Awesome hotel with beautiful reception. We got room at 5th floor. They have lift arrangement so senior citizens can climb up easily. We took some starters like veg pakora, paneer pakora and chicken pakora. Each dish is equally tasty."

6. Palak Paneer

Palak Paneersource: wikimedia

Palak paneer is essentially paneer cooked in a spinach based gravy with a mildly spicy flavour. Immensly healthy and popolar, this is one of the most popular paneer dishes. HolidayIQ traveller Rajesh says, "I went to Rajasthan on a trip with friends. This hotel was recommended by guides. Their environment is very good. Food is excellent, I like palakpaneer very much with roti. I like butter milk, palak paneer, roti. Service is very good."

7. Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneersource: wikimedia

At some places this dish is made using the white gravy, which is essentially sweet and in some places a mildly spicy and sweet orange or yellow gravy is used. No matter the gravy used, this dish is truly royal in aroma, flavour and methods of preparation and is a must have for anyone looking for Indian gravies that are mildly spiced. 

8. Paneer Achari Tikka

Paneer Achari Tikkasource: wikimedia

This just might be the best food invention ever! For vegetarians of course. The tangy flavour is an absolute treat for the tastebuds. The dish is quite popular in Delhi, UP, MP and other north and central Indian states.

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