05 December 2010

Paneer Korma..

A cardamom-flavoured vegetarian side dish that cooks up in a jiffy.

Recipe. (Serves 6.)
350 gms                      paneer/ cottage cheese, cubed
100 gms                      fresh cream
2                                 onions, grated
2                                 tomatoes, skinned and chopped fine
2                                 green cardamoms, powdered
1 tsp                           red chilli powder
1/4th tsp                     turmeric powder
3 tbsp                        desi ghee/ clarified butter
salt to taste, chopped green coriander.
Heat ghee and fry onions and cardamom for about 3-4 minutes. Do not brown the onions.
Cooking on low heat, add the tomatoes and cook them well. Again, do not let the mix brown.
Add the turmeric, chilli powder and salt to taste and fry well.
Add paneer pieces and cook  for a minute or two to incorporate the flavours.
Mix in the cream and garnish with the chopped coriander.
Serve hot with plain or tandoori roti .


  1. This looks so good! I think I'll have to make it :-)

  2. Thanks, Melissa. I'd love to see how it turns out.


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