This is an easy peasy paneer curry for chapathi / roti. Paneer butter masala is the only gravy I make using paneer as its Raksha’s favorite. Most of the paneer gravies call for grinding tomato onion to make the base. But I really got bored of making it in the same way. So I tried this easy paneer curry recipe after watching few YouTube channels.
There is no grinding job for this paneer masala curry. Its so easy to make and can be prepared under 10 minutes. Bachelors and working women can prepare it for their lunch box quickly. Friends, do try this easy paneer masala curry and enjoy with chapathi / roti.
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Easy paneer curry / Paneer masala curry recipe for roti / chapathi
Prep time:10 Minutes
Cook time:20 Minutes
Total time:30 Minutes
Paneer / Cottage cheese – 200 gms ( cubed)
Cooking oil – 2 tbsp
Cinnamon – 1 inch
Cloves – 2
Cardamom – 1
Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
Big onion – 1
Tomato – 2
Ginger garlic paste – 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds powder – 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
Sugar – 1/2 tsp
Salt & water – as needed
Crushed kasoori methi – 1 tsp
Coriander leaves – to garnish
HOW TO MAKE PANEER CURRY
Wash and chop onion, tomato finely. Cube cut paneer and keep in hot water till use.
Heat oil in a kadai. Saute the whole spices. Add onion, ginger garlic paste.
Saute tomato till mushy. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, dhania powder, garam masala powder, sugar and salt.
Add water and boil till oil floats. Lastly add the paneer pieces and crushed kasoori methi. Mix well and give one boil.
Switch off the flame and serve hot with roti and chapathi.
METHOD – STEP BY STEP PICTURES
Wash and chop onion, tomato finely. Cut paneer into small cubes and keep it in hot water till use.
Heat oil in a kadai. Saute cinnamon, cloves, cardamom add add the onions. Saute till transparent. Add ginger garlic paste and saute till its raw smell goes off.
Add tomato and saute till mushy. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander seeds powder, garam masala powder, sugar and salt.
Add some water and boil in low flame till oil floats on top. Lastly add paneer pieces and crushed kasoori methi. Mix well and boil for a minute.
Switch off the flame. Garnish with coriander leaves. Enjoy !
For variations, you can add green peas, capsicum, boiled potato cubes and cauliflower instead of paneer.
Try this easy and yummy paneer curry for roti and enjoy !