Dum Paneer Kali Mirch Quick and Easy Recipe

Dum Paneer Kali Mirch

Dum Paneer Kali Mirch is a very delicious dish you will notice the strong taste of kali Mirch  .you will notice different taste in a different part of the country because of special ingredients (spices)in the dish .


  • 500 gms paneer cut in cube size.
  • 1 cup of chopped coriander leaves.
  • 1/2 cup of fresh chopped mint leaves.
  • 1 cup of yogurt(curd).
  • 2 tbsp puree desi ghee.
  • 1 stick cinnamon(dalchini).
  • 2 bay leaves(tej patta).
  • 4-5 cloves(loung).
  • 3-4 green cardamoms (chhoti illaichi).
  • 1 tsp cumin powder(jeera powder).
  • 2 tbsp coriander powder(dhania powder).
  • salt to taste.


  • 3-4 green chilies.
  • 5 garlic flakes.
  • small piece chopped ginger.
  • 5 medium size onion .sliced and fried until it turns golden brown.


  • 1 tbsp peppercorns(kali-mirch).crushed
  • 1 tsp garam masala.
  • 2 cup fresh cream.


  • In an oil heated pan (kadhai) add 5 medium sizes chopped onion .deep fry it till it gets golden brown add little salt during deep frying.
  • once onion gets fried grind the onion along with ginger, garlic, and green chilies add some water.
  • heat the pan and add desi ghee.
  • one by one add all the ingredients start with adding 2-bay leaves (tej-patta) ,3/4-green cardamoms(chhoti illaichi),1-small stick of cinnamon (dalchini) , and 4- cloves (loung) .and saute it in a low flame.
  • next add ginger-garlic, onion paste and saute it for more 3 minutes in a very low flame.
  • add yogurt and mix well.
  • next, add all the dry masala like coriander powder, cumin(jeera) powder, and salt and stir it for more 2 minutes.
  • add 3 cups of water and wait till it brings to a boil.
  • once it boils add paneer cubes and mix it .also add chopped coriander and fresh mint leaves.and stir it.
  • add crushed black peppercorns and garam masala powder.
  • and stir it .also add fresh cream
  • cover the pan with lid using aluminum foil or you can use wheat flour dough and cook it in a low flame for more 15 minutes.
  • and the dish is ready to serve.