by: Nalini Somayaji

Cottage cheese is also known as Paneer and it contains rich source of calcium and Protein. Using Paneer we can prepare lots of dishes , like Paneer Tikka, Parotha, Pakoda. Chapati Paneer Roll and many more. Kids love to have Paneer in their diet. Here is a Paneer Curry simple recipe and this curry is prepared with out using onions or garlic and all age group will definitely like it. Paneer is made with milk so even on special days like fasting or festival you can prepare this curry or even when you are in a hurry and have much of time to cook, I am sure you can go for this Paneer-Tomato curry.


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serves: 3

Paneer: 2oo Grams.


1 Coriander leaves: Table spoon

1/2 Garam Masala : Tea spoon

1 Green chilly:

1/2 Ginger: Tea spoon (grated)

6-8 Almonds:

Grated fresh coconut:1 table spoon

Salt : to taste

Jeera: !/2 Tea spoon

1 Oil: Table spoon

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 3

Amount per Serving

Calories: 270

  • Total Fat: 20.3 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 13.8 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 59.3 mg
  • Sodium: 1235 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.2 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  •     Sugars: 8.5 g
  • Protein: 12 g

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1.  1.Thaw the frozen Paneer and cut them in to small pieces.( According to your wish)

2.  Wash and grind the following with little water.Tomatoes (raw) , green chilly, grated fresh coconut, Almonds (with skin),grated ginger and 1 tea spoon of garam Masala and keep it aside

3.  Now keep a pan on the fire. Heat and put 1 tea spoon of oil and fry Paneer cuts (cubes) till little brown and remove them

4.  Now put one more spoon of oil to the pan and put jeera and fry for 10 seconds

5.  Add ground tomato mixture. Fry till the raw smell goes and put fried paneer to it

6.  Mix it thoroughly and add required water

7.  Let it cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add turmeric powder and salt to it

8.  Mix it nicely and cook for a minutes and put coriander leaves

9.  Shift the Paneer tomato curry to a serving bowl

Cooks' note:
You can add fried onions to it. Add it while frying tomatoe ground mixture. You can also add little fresh cream if you want.
See that it is very thick since we use almonds the curry becomes very thick while cooking. You can add required water to the curry. You must boil the curry if you add extra water. You can also add red chilly powder if you like spicy taste.

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