Paneer Kolhapuri

Paneer Kolhapuri is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Serves 4
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1 cup - Paneer cubes

1 - Onion

2 - Tomatoes

1/2 tsp - Ginger - Garlic paste

1/4 tsp - Cumin seeds

4 tsp - dry Coconut

6 - whole black pepper

1/2 tsp -fennel seeds

1 tsp - sesame seeds

1 - Cardamom

2 - Cloves

6 - Cashew nuts

1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder

1/2 tsp - coriander powder

1 tbsp - oil

Coriander leaves - few.


  1. Dry roast the black pepper, dry coconut, sesame seeds, cardamom, fennel and cloves till the coconut turns brown.
  2. Lastly, add the cashew nuts and switch of the flame.
  3. Grind this into a fine paste, adding a little water.
  4. In a pan, pour oil and add the cumin seeds and ginger-garlic paste. Saute in a low flame.
  5. Now add finely chopped onions and saute till the onions turn brown.
  6. Now add the ground masala. After few seconds, add the finely chopped tomato, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.
  7. Let this cook for a while in a low flame. Add the paneer cubes and add water to get desired consistency.
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.

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