Kimish panare

Fresh Afghan cheese with raisins, olives & grapes

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
Lands of the Curry Leaf

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2018

  • About

My wife, Karen, has been making this for years. We often serve it when guests come around, as it is so easy and people love it. We serve it with warm pitta bread.


  • 300 g (10½ oz) Paneer or cottage cheese
  • 100


Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).

If using paneer, cut it into wedges, or tear it into chunks. Randomly layer the cheese, olives, raisins and grapes in a lined baking tin or ovenproof pan, then douse with the olive oil.

Transfer to the oven and