Paneer Malabari

A delicious recipe from the Malabar region in South India.
Fairly cheap

Paneer Malabari

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Paneer Malabari Directions

  1. Soak poppy seed in water for 10 min. Grind with coconut, cashew, green chili and 1/4 cup water until smooth.
  2. Heat oil in a pot, add cumin seed and let splutter.
  3. Add cloves and cinnamon, let roast for a few seconds.
  4. Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 2 min on low heat.
  5. Add onion and fry till translucent.
  6. Add tomato and fry for 5 minutes.
  7. Add turmeric and red chili powder.
  8. Sprinkle handful of water, cover and cook for another 2 minutes.
  9. Add ground coconut mixture, salt and water. Close with a lid and cook medium low heat, till oil comes out. Keep stirring in between.
  10. Add paneer cubes, cilantro and mix well.
  11. Cover and cook for 5 to 8 min.
  12. Switch off flame and serve hot.