Thursday, 1 April 2010

Paneer Coconut Gravy


250 gms Paneer
3 Onion
4 - 5 cloves Garlic
1 " long piece Ginger
4 Tomatoes
Coriander Leaves
2 fresh red chillies
1/2 tsp Cumin Seed
1 tsp Coriander Seeds Powder
1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
1/2 tsp Sugar
3 tblsp Groundnut Powder
1 cup Coconut Milk
1 tsp Lime or Lemon Juice
2 tblsp Clarified Butter

Cut paneer in squares.
Grind onions to a paste.
Grind tomatoes finely.
Grind ginger , garlic to a paste or you can take ginger-garlic paste readymade.
Chop coriander leaves very finely.Chop fresh red chillies very finely.
Roast the groundnuts and grind them to a fine paste.
To make coconut milk, grate fresh coconut and mince in a grinder with 1 cup of water. Sieve the mixture and coconut milk is ready.
Heat clarified butter in a pan.
Add cumin seed , onion and pink it, stirring continously.
Add the ginger garlic paste and stir it for 1 minute
Now add tomato and fresh red chilly.Cook for sometime .
Continue cooking it on medium flame till ghee/oil begins to separate.
Add coriander seeds powder , red chili powder , salt, sugar, groundnut powder, coconut milk.
Add the paneer pieces and let the gravy cook till it thickens.
Take off the fire and serve hot garnish it with well chopped coriander leaves.

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