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Paneer Potato Peas in a rich decadent gravy

A total surprise package with the chewy paneer, creamy potatoes and peas cutting the decadence. A daily lovers indulgence !
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: creamy decadent gravy, paneer, peas, potato
Servings: 8


  • Air Fryer


  • 1 cup Paneer cubes (lightly fried) 
  • 1 cup Potato cubes (air fried)
  • 1 cup Green peas - cooked soft
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 tbsp Sour cream (or thick yogurt)

For the Gravy -

  • 1 cup White onions chopped
  • 20 Cashewnuts
  • 2 tbsps Poppy seeds
  • 5 Dried red chillies
  • 2 pods Garlic

For Seasoning -

  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 4 pods Cardamom (broken open)


  • Prepare the paneer and potato by lightly frying them (hint: use an air fryer) , cook the peas to soft texture
  • Dry roast the gravy ingredients until they are golden brown, cool and grind to a smooth paste 
  • Heat a large pan, add oil, fennel seeds and cardamom seeds and fry lightly
  • Add the ground paste, season with salt and cook until rich aroma emanates (about 10 mins) 
  • Add the paneer, potatoes and peas and combine well. Add milk.
  • Bring to a low boil. Check salt and add as needed.
  • Serve with hot naan !