Paneer – a tasty affair that derives several health benefits along with delicious treat and these 21 places in Delhi can serve best Paneer dishes that you can die for. Also known as Cottage Cheese, Paneer can be used as starters with its grilled versions like Paneer Malai Tikka or Multani Paneer Tikka and when curated with curries, gives best of main course recipes like Paneer Lababdar, Paneer Makhani, Paneer Tikka Masala, Kadhai Paneer and a lot more to go.

1. Gulati,Pandara Road
Address: 6, Pandara Road, Pandara Market, New Delhi (Get Directions: Map)
Contact: 011-23388836
Timings: 12 PM To 12 AM

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Recommended Paneer Dish: Paneer Lababdar

If you crave for a Punjabi style Paneer dish, this place at Pandara Road is a perfect pick to hang on. Finger-licious Paneer Lababdar – a dish with soft cubes of Paneer teamed up with creamy and tangy gravy of tomatoes, onion, cashew and spices – is the people’s choice. If you prefer mild flavours over spicy stuffs, this delicacy will amuse you beyond expectations.

2. Swagath, Defence Colony
Address: 14, Defence Colony Market, New Delhi (Get Directions: Map)
Contact: 011-2433 0930
Timings: 11AM To 12AM

Swagath, Defence Colony
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Recommended Paneer Dish: Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak

Swagath (welcome) yourself with this amazing restaurant based at Defence Colony with more than 15 chains of restaurants across Delhi. Grilled Cottage Cheese Steak is one of the best delicacy here where grilled cheese is garnished with creamy spinach and served with tomato garlic rice which takes you through an alluring journey of flavours.

3. Dhaba by Claridges, Saket
Address: Second Floor, DLF Place, Saket, DLF Place Saket, New Delhi (Get Directions: Map)
Contact: 011-41750555
Timings: 12 PM To 11 PM

Paneer Tikka at Dhaba by Claridges

Recommended Paneer Dish: Dhaba Paneer Tikka, Paneer Lababdar & Paneer Makhani

Great ambience with desi posters around walls and a Dhaba setup. Splendid food that opens up all your taste buds. Palak Paneer Ki Seekh or Dhaba Paneer Tikka as starters and Paneer Makhani as main course are some of the highly recommended dishes which every foodie must try to explore the real taste of Paneer.

4. Punjabi By Nature, Vasant Kunj
Address: T-305, 3rd Floor, Ambience Mall, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi (Get Directions: Map)
Contact: 011-40870196
Timings: 12 PM To 1 AM

Paneer At Punjabi By Nature Vasant Kunj
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Recommended Paneer Dish: Paneer Lababdar

A fine dining restaurant with hand-picked North Indian cuisine. Ready-to-serve stewards make you comfortable and help selecting the dish matching our mood and taste. Slightly expensive but truly justified is its food quality. Paneer Lababdar with soft succulent pieces of Paneer is an exceptional delicacy that deserves a try with its humongous Paranthas.

5. Zaffran, GK
Address: N-2, Greater Kailash – 1, N-Block Market, New Delhi (Get Directions: Map)
Contact: 011-41635000
Timings:  12:30 PM To 3:30 PM | 7:30 PM To 12 AM
Zaffran, GK
Recommended Paneer Dish: Bhatti ka Paneer & Paneer Jalfrazi

Cool and calm ambience, delicious food and wonderful hospitality, these three things mark distinction for this place. Bhatti ka Paneer, delicious starter here is truly a dish worth your attention and try. Paneer Jalfrazi – Paneer cubes prepared in combination with mixed bell peppers tempered and saute in strong spices, is the perfect spicy choice in main course. A well-cooked recipe that will make you fall in love with its tenderness and flavours.