Sunday, February 3, 2008

Paneer sabji

Ingredients (for 2 people):

1) 100 grams paneer

2) 3 medium-sized tomatoes

3) 2 medium-sized onions

4) A few cloves of garlic

5) Turmeric

6) Salt to taste

7) Sugar to taste

8) Hing

9) Mustard seeds

10) Oil

11) Garam masala to taste

12) 3-4 teaspoons of milk

13) 3-4 teaspoons of curd

14) Coriander to garnish


1) Peel the onions and garlic. Cut the tomatoes and onions into large pieces. Crush the tomatoes, onions, and garlic into a paste in mixer, without adding water. Keep aside.

2) Cut the paneer into small cubes.

3) Heat some oil in a kadhai and fry the paneer cubes till light brown. Take them out and keep aside.

4) Using the same oil, add mustard seeds and hing. Allow the mustard seeds to splutter.

5) Add the tomato-garlic-onion gravy and cook for some time, till the raw smell goes away.

6) Add salt, sugar, turmeric powder, and garam masala to taste. Mix well.

7) Add the fried paneer cubes and stir well.

8) Lastly, mix the curd and milk and add to the curry. Mix well and take off from gas.

9) Garnish with coriander leaves.

Ideal for serving with chappatis.


Me said...

I'll try all these recipes once I return back from my vacation...

Priya Iyer said...


looking at your blog, i don't believe you haven't ever cooked these things before. :) anyways, happy vacationing and happy cooking. do drop in a line as to how things turned out.

Sathej said...

Oh that looks nice :) Your side dishes for Chappathis are indeed interesting....but you know what, I don't know whats Paneer :(

Priya Iyer said...


danke! :)

you don't know what paneer is? :O you indeed are missing great things in life... :P

check this out:

APOO said...

OK, marry me!
(just kidding)

That looks yummylicous! Not a good thing for someone who woke up at 2 AM in midst of hunger pangs!!

Priya Iyer said...

:)) thanks!

Me said...

no new recipes...busy?

Priya Iyer said...


yep, as amma tells me 'vai-la ee poonda kooda theriyadhu apdi irukke ippo'. pls bear with me. will put up something soon. its been a looooooooooooong time since i actually cooked something worthwhile.

btw, did u try out the earlier recipes? would love to know how they turned out. :)

$hekar said...

In my view take off the cloves and take off the curd and add some curry leaves..and it will be simple and super :)