Makhana Paneer Dry Vegetable With Cashewnut

  • 5.0
15 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 18%
Carbs 25%
Fats 58%
Low Carb
Antioxidant Rich
Recipe for Child Growth and Development
Gluten Free

Up your protein - 15%, calcium - 33% and iron (fe) - 8% game with this low carb, antioxidant rich, zero trans fat and gluten free paneer recipe that is perfect for beginners and masterchefs. The popular vegetarian punjabi recipe is a perfect dinner and lunch main course dish.


  • 2 tbsp Lotus Seeds (Makhana)
  • 1/4 cup Cottage Cheese (Paneer)
  • 3 tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Tomato
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Capsicum
  • 1/4 tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 tsp Chopped Green Chilli
  • 4 no. Cashewnut
  • 1/4 tsp Dry Mango Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • As Required Water


  • Step 1

    Heat oil in non stick fry pan, add jeera, chopped green chilly, onion and capsicum, saute for a minute

  • Step 2

    Once it is slightly cooked add haldi, dry mango powder, salt and mix properly

  • Step 3

    To this mixture add red chilly powder, cashewnut, makhana and paneer cubes

  • Step 4

    Stir in water as required and let the vegetable cook for a while

  • Step 5

    Serve hot with chapati

Healthy Twist

To improve bone health, add a teaspoon of calcium rich White sesame seeds

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Dairy Products
Cashew Nut
Red Chilli
Cow Milk Protein
Tree Nut
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(104gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 11gm 3.9%
Dietary Fiber 2gm 7.0%
Protein 9gm 17.9%
Total Fat 12gm 15.7%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 191 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 55 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 32 minutes
  • Bicycling 26 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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