Monday, August 21, 2006

Potato Paneer Kurma

Potato Paneer Kurma
This is My submission for September JFI#5 hosted byhttp://vineelascooking.blogspot.com/

This is not an yet another Kurma. This has Potatoes and Paneer made in white gravy.
Here goes the procedure:

Ingredients Needed:
1. Potatoes 1/2 kg
2. Paneer 200 gms.
3. Green chillies - 4 (according to taste)
4. Cashew Nuts - One handful soaked in water.
5. Salt - to taste
6. Ginger - one small piece
7. Garlic - 2 pods (optional)
8. Elaichi - 3
9. Cloves - 3
10. Cinnamon Stick - one small piece.
11. Coconut Milk - 1/2 cup
12. Onion - 3 (2 for making paste , one chopped finely)
13. Coriander Leaves - one handful.
14. Butter or Oil - 2 tablespoons.

Make into paste:
1. Cashew nuts paste
2. Make another paste with Ginger, Garlic, Onion 2 nos, Green Chillies, Coriander leaves
.

Make into powder:
Fry Elaichi, Cinnamon, Cloves in tawa and make into powder.

Method:
1. Heat oil in a pan and fry onion till brown.
2. Add grinded Paste(2 above), Masala Powder and fry till nice aroma comes.
3. Boil Potatoes and Cut into cubes. Fry Paneer and keep immersed in warm water.
4. Add Boiled potatoes, Paneer, Salt and mix well.
5. Now mix the Cashew paste and cook for 3 minutes.
6. Lastly add Coconut Milk and switch off.
7. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Best enjoyed with Biryani and all kinds of Indian Bread.

17 comments:

Prema Sundar said...

Hi menutoday,As far as i know a paneer gravy dish always comes with tomatoes.U have made a paneer gravy dish without tomatoes!!!!. A different one and i have never tried coconut milk with paneer.
Thanks for sharing a recipe which sounds diff .

KrishnaArjuna said...

MT
Already getting a head start for JFI?? I too make this dish sometimes, I just throw in a bunch of vegetables along with paneer and call it my own version of avial.

Vineela said...

Hi MM,
potato paneer kurma looks delicious.Cashew paste will give good taste to gravies.
Thanks for your participation.
See you in round up.
Vineela

indianadoc said...

Ready so early for JFI?...this sounds like the malabar Ishtu where we just keep it simple or add vegetables or meat...with paneer it should indeed be a wonderful curry to try...

Linda said...

Hi MT,

This looks really delicious! I'm going to try next time I make some paneer. Thanks :)

Praveena said...

MT,
This seems like a really rich gravy dish! Yum!

sudhav said...

MT,good one..goes to do-try list..thanks for sharing..

Deepz said...

Hey, this dish looks very rich and delicious. Will try this recipe next time i have guests over.

Anupama said...

Hi Menu Toady, all paneer dishes are immediately bookmarked by me and this one has been bookmarked too. Thanx

Foodie's Hope said...

Looks appetizing! I don't know how make paneer, not available here either. But usually I replace paneer with firm tofu!! I would like to cook this dish ASAP :) Thanks MT.

Priya Bhaskaran said...

Hi MT, Potato and paneer wow...thats something new for me.... will try soon:)

indosungod said...

MT that is one hearty Kurma, I have never tried Kurma with paneer, should give it a try

Menu Today said...

Hi Prema,
This gravy is different.It is some what a mix of north and south cuisine.
Hi KA,
Thank u so much. I am waiting for your post.
Hi Vineela,
The pleasure is mine.
Hi Indianadoc,
Thank u so much.

Hi Linda,
Thanks a lot. Please let me know when you try this curry.

Hi Praveena,
Thanks a bunch.

Hi Sudhav, deeps,
Thanks u so much.
Please try this and let me know the out come of it.

Menu Today said...

Hi Anupama, Foodie'shope,Priya,ISG,
Thank u so much. Please make this curry and enjoy!!!

Sanjana said...

Hi
Potatoes and paneer - eternal favourite in my family. Wld try this ASAP and come back with the feedback.
have you tried this Paneer kheema:
http://www.indusladies.com/forums/5413-post40.html

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