Friday, May 8, 2009

Paneer Kalimirch


1 1/2 cup paneer cut into cubes

2 tbsp freshly crushed peppercorns

3 slit green chillies

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 onion roughly chopped

4-5 cloves of garlic

1 ' ginger

1/4 cup cashewnuts

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp garam masala powder

1/4 cup fresh cream

1 tbsp milk

5 tsp oil

salt to taste

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves


  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a non stick pan,shallow fry the paneer cubes till light brown on both the sides and then keep aside
  • Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan, add onion,garlic,ginger and fry till light brown and then grind this along with cashewnuts and little water to a fine paste and then keep aside
  • In the same pan add 2 tsp oil,add cumin seeds, when it crackles fry green chillies for a minute and then add the paste and fry till the oil leaves the sides of the pan 
  • Add turmeric powder,garam masala powder,freshly crushed peppercorn,salt and fry for a couple of minutes, then add milk,paneer cubes and mix well
  • Add 1 cup water and bring it to a boil, then add cream and coriander leaves and then cover and cook for another 5 minutes and then serve hot with naan


  1. new to me..looks so creamy..i will definetely give a try this weekend.. thanks for sharing the recipe!!

  2. ur most welcome lavanya....try it and let me know how was it

  3. wow...paneeeerrrr in a new form...I am trying this one...but has to wait...I am off sick....fever and all the evils that come through in the month of May...

  4. oh thats sad....get well soon supriya and try new dishes

  5. How many servings do your recipes produce?

  6. Thanks for ur query Tabitha Serves 4-5 people at least.