Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Paneer Kurma

Very tasty side dish with rotis/chapathis.

  1. Paneer,cut into small cubes- 3/4 cup
  2. Carrot,beans,peas,potato(cut into small cubes)- 1 1/2 cups
  3. Onion- 1 small, chopped into very fine parts
  4. Tomato- 1 large
  5. Green chillies- 2 split 
  6. Milk- 1/4 cup
  7. Grated coconut- 1 tablespoon
  8. Red chilly powder- 2 teaspoon
  9. Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
  10. Coriander powder-1/2 teaspoon
  11. Pepper powder- 1/2 teaspoon
  12. Salt- 1-2 teaspoon,as required
  13. Curry leaves- 10-12
  14. Oil- 1 1/2 tablespoon

  1. Boil the vegetables with little salt and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and saute the paneer cubes till light brown, remove from fire.
  3. Boil the tomato to remove the skin and mash them and set aside.
  4. To the same pan add the onions, saute them till soft.
  5. Add the mashed tomatoes,green chillies cooked veggies along with turmeric powder,red chilly powder,coriander powder,pepper powder,salt and mix well.
  6. Cover and cook for 5 mins in low flame.
  7. Meanwhile grind the coconut to a very fine paste.
  8. Add the ground coconut, milk,fried paneer cubes to the pan and milk well.
  9. Throw in the curry leaves.
  10. Heat in low flame for another 10 mins.
  11. Check for the spice requirements and remove from fire.
Serve hot with rotis/chapathis! Enjoy the paneer kurma.


  1. This really does look delicious. I hope you have a good day. Blessings...Mary

  2. looks yummy and delicious....first time here...u have wonderful to follow u!!!

  3. This looks so delicious. Love it.

  4. Yummy yummy combo is grt with chapathi.

  5. This one I haven't tried to make yet :) Next time I'll be making paneer I'll remember to use this recipe