May 15, 2012

Tomato Paneer Curry

Tomato Paneer Curry (Easy & Homestyle method)

A tasty paneer curry, made of minimum ingredients. Goes well with rotis / pulao / ghee rice / rice …

Serves: 2 - 3


1 tablespoon oil

1 onion, finely sliced or chopped

½ teaspoon red chilli powder

1 teaspoon coriander powder

¼ teaspoon turmeric powder

2 tablespoon tomato puree

1 cup (200 ml) water

½ to ¾ teaspoon salt (or to taste)

200 g paneer, cut into desired shape and size

3 teaspoon (1 tablespoon) fresh cream

1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves


Dilute red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder in 1 tablespoon water. Keep it ready (spice mix).

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan / kadai. Add chopped / sliced onions and fry till golden color on a medium to low heat.

Add diluted spice mix and stir on a low heat for 2 – 3 minutes until the raw smell goes.

Add tomato puree, 1 cup (200 ml) water and salt to taste. Cover with a tight lid and cook on a medium to low heat for 10 – 12 minutes until slightly thickens.

Add paneer pieces and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook again for another 5 -7 minutes until done and softened.

Finally, add 2 – 3 teaspoon fresh cream (do not boil again). Mix well. Sprinkle chopped coriander and consume immediately with rotis / pulao / rice …