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  • Writer's pictureDEVANSHI DOSHI

Paneer Kolhapuri

Author: Jain Recipes Category: (Lunch Dinner,), Cuisine: Indian

Yields: 4 Serving

Difficulty: Medium

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 30 Mins

Total Time: 45 Mins,


200 grams paneer

3 tomatoes

1 green chili

1 inch ginger

8-10 cashews

2-3 tbsp oil

1 tsp cumin seeds

2 dry red chilies

1 pinch asafoetida

1/2 tsp salt or as per taste

1/2 tsp red chili powder

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp coriander powder

2 tbsp kolhapuri masala

1 tbsp coriander leaves chopped

.to make kolhapuri masala:

1 inch cinamon stick

7-8 cloves

4 green cardamoms

1 black cardamom

2 tbsp coriander seeds

1 tbsp cumin seeds

1 tsp fennel seeds

8-10 lack pepper corns

1 tsp white sesame seeds

1/3 cup dried coconut

8-10 dry red chilies

Instruction :-

Step1. to make kolhapuri masala:

Step 2. in a heavy bottomed pan, roast all the listed ingrediants for kolhapuri masala on low flame until you can get aromatic smell coming from the spices

Step 3. once roasted, transfer to a bowl and allow it to cool slightly

Step 4. once the roasted spices cools down blend this to a fine powder

Step 5. kolhapuri masala is ready, keep aside

Step 6. to make paneer kolhapuri:

Step 7. grind the tomatoes, green chilies, ginger and cashews in a mixer jar to make a fine paste

Step 8. cut paneer into squares

Step 9. heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds

Step 10. when it starts crackling add asafoetida and red chillies

Step 11. next add tomato-cashew paste and saute until raw smell goes

Step 12. add salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and kolhapuri masala

Step 13. add 2 tbsp water and cook until oil separates from the gravy

Step 14. now add 1/2 cup water and let it simmer for few more minutes

Step 15. add chopped coriander and paneer chunks

Step 16. give a nice stir and then cook for 2-3 minutes

Step 17. transfer paneer kolhapuri in a serving bowl

Step 18. serve this super yummy paneer kolhapuri with rice, chapati, naan or paranthas

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