Paneer Coconut Gravy Recipe

July 20, 2011

Ingredients:
250 gms Cottage Cheese (Paneer)
3 Onion (Pyaj)
4 – 5 cloves Garlic (Lasun)
1 ” long piece Ginger (Adrak)
4 Tomato (Tamatar)
Coriander Leaves (Dhania Patta)
2 fresh red chillies
1/2 tsp Cumin Seed (Jeera)
1 tsp Coriander Seeds Powder (Dhania Powder)
1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder (Lal Mirchi)
1/2 tsp Sugar
3 tblsp Groundnut (Moong Fali) Powder
1 cup Coconut Milk
1 tsp Lime or Lemon Juice (Nimbu)
2 tblsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
How to make paneer coconut gravy:
  • Cut paneer in squares.
  • Grind onions to a paste.
  • Grind tomatoes finely.
  • Grind ginger (adrak), garlic (lasun) to a paste.
  • Chop coriander leaves (dhania patta) very finely.
  • Chop fresh red chillies very finely.
  • Roast the groundnuts and grind them to a fine paste.
  • To make coconut milk, grate fresh coconut and mince in a grinder with 1 cup of water. Sieve the mixture and coconut milk is ready.
  • Heat clarified butter (ghee) in a pan.
  • Add cumin seed (jeera), onion (pyaj) and pink it, stirring continously.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste and stir it for 1 minute
  • Now add tomato and fresh red chilly.
  • Cook for sometime and then add tomato (tamatar).
  • Continue cooking it on medium flame till ghee/oil begins to separate.
  • Add coriander seeds powder (dhania powder), red chili powder (lal mirchi), salt, sugar groundnut (moong fali) powder, coconut milk.
  • Add the paneer pieces and let the gravy cook till it thickens.
  • Take off the fire and serve hot garnish it with well chopped coriander leaves.

 

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