Paneer Ghee Roast


200 gm paneer, cubed
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
4-5 dry red chillies
1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
1 1/2 tsp pepper corns
1 1/2 tsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste
5 tbsp ghee
1 sprig curry leaves
2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Heat a pan and dry roast dry red chillies, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, pepper corns and coriander seeds at medium flame.
  2. Remove it from the flame and then grind this along with tomato, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, lemon juice and salt to a smooth paste.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan / kadai and fry the paneer cubes till golden at medium flame. Transfer it to a plate and keep it aside.
  4. In the same pan, add curry leaves and fry. Add chopped onion and little salt and fry till it turns soft.
  5. Then add the ground masala paste and little water and cook until all the raw smell of the masala is gone and the ghee oozes out.
  6. Now add the fried paneer and roast till it turns dry and the masala is well coated with paneer cubes. Adjust the salt.
  7. Garnish it with coriander leaves and switch off the flame…Serve hot…


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