August 27, 2011

Paneer Malabari ~ Paneer in Coconut Gravy

Ingredients :

Paneer : 200 gms
Onion : 2 medium sized
Tomatoes : 2 medium sized
Ginger Garlic Paste : 1 tbsp
Cloves : 4 to 6
Cinnamon : 1 inch piece
Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder : 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tsp
Cilantro : 2 sprigs
Salt to taste
Oil : 2 tbsp

For the paste :

Fresh Coconut : 1 cup
Cashews : 15
Green Chillies : 4 or 5
Poppy Seeds : 1 tbsp

Method :

Soak the poppy seeds in water for 10 minutes. Grind the fresh coconut, cashews, green chillies and water until smooth. Heat oil in a wok and add the cumin seeds and let them splutter. Add cloves and cinnamon and let it roast for a few seconds. Then add the ginger garlic paste to it and fry for a minute. Now add the finely chopped onion and fry till the onions are translucent. Add the finely chopped tomatoes and fry for 2 minutes. Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder. Sprinkle handful of water, cover and cook for another 2 minutes. Then add the ground coconut mixture, salt and water to it. Close with a lid and cook for 5 minutes. Add the paneer cubes, finely chopped cilantro and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 to 8 minutes. Switch off the flame and serve hot with roti or rice.

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  1. hi Hari Chandana, you have a very nice name, over here "hari" means "day"'
    a wonderful recipe, looks flavorful any yummy, easy to follow and try.thanks
    glad i blog walk to your site.. hi, i am Wan, from malaysia, do visit my blog , would love to read a comment from you too. have a nice day

  2. Looks so creamy and yummy... Simple one too

  3. Paneer based on coconut gravy...gud idea..hav 2 try...
    looking delicious..

  4. wow, paneer in coconut gravy is new to me, sounds like a great idea, a nice twist to usual paneer recipes, bookmarked..

  5. wow thats a wonderful combo

  6. Paneer and coconut gravy, this is a wonderful dish.

  7. very nice paneer in any form....

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  8. A nice recipe dear...looks yum

  9. Paneer is one of my favourites anytime...looks delicious.

  10. Paneer in coconut gravy makes a fantastic, yummy dish!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  11. This is again new recipe...yum ..that's wonderful

  12. So rich and yummy! Just need some plain rice or roti! Thanks for the lovely recipe!

  13. Yummy looking very tempting paneer gravy

  14. Paneer and coconut sounds like a wonder combo...
    Krithi's Kitchen

  15. Wow..Paneer and coconut come no one dint think about it before. Its such a sure fire hit recipe. Awesome! Definitely bookmarking! :)

  16. What a delectable combo of ingredients.. Looks so tempting...


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