Paneer Coconut Incognito

With an intention to prepare something out of paneer, a bunch of stumbling amateurs, me, my sister and cousin, entered the kitchen. Here's how we did it and what we finally got.


Form Quatity
1 Paneer
Cut into cubes 200g
2 Onion
Chopped 3 No.
3 Tomatoes
Chopped 3 No.
4 Garlic
Finely hopped 4 cloves
5 Ginger
Finely chopped 1 pc medium size
6 Green chilies
Chopped 4 no.
7 Coconut
Sieved milk 1 cup
8 Lemon
Juice 1/2 tsp
9 Badam
Paste 1/4 cup
10 Cumin seeds
- 1/2 tsp
11 Coriander Powder
- 1 . 1//2 tsp
12 Ghee
- 3 tsp + 1tsp
13 Milk powder
- 1 tsp
14 Coriander leaf
Chopped Few
15 Salt
- To taste
16 Red chili dry

2-3 no.
17 Mustard seeds
- 1/2 tsp


  1. Heat 3tsp ghee in a vessel.
  2. Add cumin seed and onion and fry till onion softens. Keep stirring regularly.
  3. Now add chopped ginger and garlic and continue frying for 2 minutes.
  4. Now add chopped tomatoes and green chili and continue frying in medium flame till tomatoes are cooked.
  5. Add Coriander powder and red chilly powder and stir well.
  6. Add badam paste and continue stirig.
  7. Add Coconut milk and mix well.
  8. Add Paneer cubes and a teaspoon of milk powder.
  9. Add salt to taste
  10. Cook with lid closed until panner is cooked. And then leave the mixture aside.

Garnishing: I
  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of ghee in a separate deep pan.
  2. Add mustard and wait until it settles.
  3. Then add 2 dry red chilies (split into two) to it and stir.
  4. Transfer the previous preparation to this vessel and mix well.

Garnishing: II
  1. Add a teaspoon lemon juice and mix well.
  2. Wither the finely chopped coriander leaves on top of the the dish.



  1. hmm that sounds very simple... :)

  2. U can try chicken or egg with it.Awesome recipe.

  3. Nice one..I love Paneer :)Liked your presentation of recipe. The more graphics/tables, the more things look simpler. :)

  4. Wow, looks yum!!! :D

    Like the simplicity of it all :)

    Kudos, Leo Paw :)

  5. Mouth watering!!! I am gonna try it! Thanks for sharing....

  6. Sounds like a great dish! Nice blog!

  7. nice blog! you've had a makeover! Like the new look! :))

  8. its a very gud dis... yummyyy...

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  9. the excel spread - innovative :D

    is this the first cooking/recipe post of your blog?

    1. thank you. There's one more. it's here. .

  10. Replies
    1. because it assumed a false identity in the end. except for the paneer, i couldn't make out what went into it.

  11. Awesome idea...Will try it...