Paneer Curry

This is a lip-smacking curry I learned from a Bihari neighbor of ours. She used to cook amazingly soft rotis and delicious curries in her sweet little kitchen. She was sweet too. Let’s dig into the recipe.


Paneer/Cottage cheese – 250 gms

Onions – 2 medium ones

Tomato – 1 big

Milk – 1/2 cup

Garam masala powder – 1 tsp

Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp

To temper:

Oil – 1 tbsp

Cumin – 1 tsp

Bay leaf – 1

Spices to be ground:

Cumin – 2 tsp

Coriander seeds – 2 tsp

Green chilli – 1

Dry red chillies- 2

Pepper – 1/2 tsp

Garlic – 4-5 cloves

Grind the above spices with little milk to a fine paste. Paneer curry 3


  1. Finely chop the onions and tomatoes. And cut the paneer into bite-sized pieces. Paneer curry 5
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add the cumin and the bay leaf. Once they sizzle, add the onions and saute until transparent. Paneer curry 1
  3. Add the tomatoes and saute until they are soft.Paneer curry 2
  4. Add the ground paste, milk and salt. Let it simmer for about 10 minutes until the raw smell of the masala disappears. Paneer curry 4
  5. Add the garam masala powder, paneer and finely chopped coriander leaves and simmer for 2-3 mins. Paneer curry 6
  6. Serve with your favorite roti or paratha. Paneer curry 8




One Comment Add yours

  1. Neelesh Bharti Shukla says:

    This one does look lip-reading

    Liked by 1 person

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