Paneer Pinwheel Gravy

Paneer Pinwheels is an easy to make and delicious appetizer. You can add these pinwheels to a rich & creamy tomato onion based gravy and it’s going to be scrumptious. Enjoy it with Phulkas, Parathas or Jeera Rice.

I had prepared the Paneer Pinwheels in advance for this recipe.

Also try: Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Lababdar, Paneer Do Pyaaza or Matar Paneer.

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 10 mins, Cooking – 25 mins, Total – 35 mins.

Servings: 3-4


  1. Paneer Pinwheels – 10 (follow recipe here)
  2. Onion – 1 large (roughly chopped)
  3. Tomato – 4 medium (roughly chopped)
  4. Capsicum – 1 small (roughly chopped)
  5. Green Chili – 2-3 (roughly chopped)
  6. Ginger – 1/2 inch (roughly chopped)
  7. Garlic – 4 cloves (roughly chopped)
  8. Bay Leaf – 1
  9. Kasuri Methi (Dried Fenugreek Leaves) – 1 tsp
  10. Kashmiri Red Chili Powder – 1 tsp
  11. Coriander Powder – 2 tsp
  12. Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 tsp
  13. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  14. Cream – 3-4 tbsp
  15. Oil – 2 tbsp
  16. Water – 1/2 cup
  17. Chopped Coriander Leaves to garnish
  18. Salt to taste.

How to make Paneer Pinwheel Gravy:

  1. Heat oil in a pan or a kadai and add bay leaf, onions, ginger, garlic, green chilies & capsicum. Saute until onions are translucent
  2. Add tomatoes and cook until soft. Turn off the flame and let it cool down
  3. Add it to a blending jar and blend to make a smooth paste. Strain it through a strainer by pressing it nicely to get the maximum paste out of it, keep aside 
  4. Heat a pan or kadai. Add the paste, kashmiri red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and water. Mix and cook covered for about 8-10 mins, stirring occasionally 
  5. Add crushed kasuri methi, cream, garam masala and salt. Mix and cook for about 2 mins
  6. Add paneer pinwheels and give it a gentle mix, cook for another 2 mins. Your Paneer Pinwheel Gravy is ready, garnish with some coriander leaves and serve hot.


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