Sunday, December 27, 2015

Bunt style Paneer Sukkha

I simply love trying all types of Paneer curry and this curry was very yumm and easy to make too ...Thanks to Padmini Kamath for sharing such a lovely recipe :)....I have tweeked the recipe a little bit and loved the taste!


2 cups Cubed Paneer

2 big flakes of Garlic  +  2 flakes of garlic (for Tadka )
(mine was a big flake of garlic if your Garlic seed is small add  6-7)

1 tsp Coriander seeds

1/2 tsp Jeera

1 ' stick Cinnamon / Dalchini 

4-5 Red chillies (I used a mix of Bedagi and normal)

small piece of tamarind 

3 tbsp coconut for Grinding + 2 tbsp for Roasting 

1 sprig of curry leaves 

1 big onion (finely chopped)

1 med tomato ( finely chopped)

2 tbsp oil + little oil for frying Paneer

salt to taste


  • Take a pan fry 4 tbsp coconut and (make sure you do it on a lower flame and u don't burn it ) and keep it aside.
  • Now add little oil fry the cubed Paneer on med flame when slight golden brown keep aside.
  • For Masala : In a pan add 1 tsp oil then add 3 big flakes of garlic , Jeera, cinnamon stick, red chillies fry this well and keep aside. Now Grind this along with 2 tbsp coconut ( reserve another 2 tbsp for later use), and tamarind to a fine paste and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai / non stick pan when hot add little Jeera , curry leaves, 2 flakes of garlic (finely chopped) and fry well . when it turns golden add chopped onion and fry well when it turns translucent add Tomato and fry well till tomato turns mushy .
  • Now add the Ground Masala paste and fry well till it leaves out oil and paste leaves the sides of the pan . Add fried Paneer , salt and mix well .
  • Add little water to make the consistency semi thick. bring to a boil then add 2 tbsp fried coconut . and simmer on low flame for 2 mins.
  • Done !!....Super delicious and easy to make curry . Enjoy this with Rice / Roti / Paratha 
  • Variation :  Instead of Paneer this Gravy goes well with Chana too ...Do give it a try and leave in your feedback !!!

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