Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Paneer (Cottage cheese) With Onion And Coconut Curry(Gravy)

Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking Time - 20 to 25 minutes
Serving - 2

Oil – 2 Tablespoons + 1 Tablespoon
Curry leaves – 4 to 5
Onion, sliced – 2 medium
Garlic cloves – 4
Turmeric powder – 1 Teaspoon
Fenugreek seeds – 1 Teaspoon
Fennel seeds – 1 ½ Teaspoons
Cumin seeds – 2 Teaspoons
Coriander seeds – 2 Teaspoons
Dry red chillies – 3
Desiccated Coconut – ¼ cup
Milk – ½ to 1 cup
Salt to taste
Paneer / Cottage Cheese – 100 gm

Heat  2 Tablespoons oil in kadai, add curry leaves, onions, garlic and saute for 1 minute or onion become light brown. Add desiccated coconut, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, dry red chilies, turmeric powder, salt  mix well. Cook for 1 minute. Let it cool down.

Blend this mixture and make smooth paste.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in kadai, add paste, mix well. Add milk to adjust consistency of gravy and cook for 4 to 5 minutes or till curry become semi thick.

Add paneer pieces, cook for 1 minute.

Serve hot with roti.


  1. really awesome recipe as iam from andhra i love the taste of spicy and fried recipes thanks for well elobarated recipe Healthy recipes

    1. Thank you so much Sunny. Glad to know you liked this recipe. Keep following.

  2. Whst do you do with the coconut mentioned in the recipe ingredients

    1. Opps I am so sorry, sometimes it happens. i edited recipe, plz check it out. Thank you so much.