Recipe: Paneer Ghee Roast

CooQ : Recipe: Paneer Ghee Roast

Paneer Ghee Roast

Mangalorean, Mains

Cottage cheese
241 calories/serving
30 mins
This recipe is inspired from the famous Mangalorian chicken-ghee fry. An interesting protein-rich vegetarian delight, Paneer ghee fry makes a great addition to your lunch or dinner menu. It is a versatile dish that can be served as a snack, made into a flavorful curry or used as s stuffing in roles and wraps.

Recipe by:

Chef Sanjyot Keer


1. Dry roast the whole red chillies for 2-3 minutes, dry roast the other whole spices until their aromas are released.

2. Add the roasted whole spices along with roasted whole red chillies in a blending jar, add garlic, ginger and tamarind water, grind into a fine paste, adjust the consistency by adding little water.

3. Heat ghee in a pan, shallow fry the paneer from all sides until golden brown.

4. Heat the ghee in a wok, use the same ghee used for frying paneer, fry the chopped onions until they are translucent.

5. Add the freshly prepared masala paste, stir and cook on low flame for 1-2 minutes, add curd and keep stirring continuously.

6. Increase the flame and cook until ghee is released. add salt, sugar / jaggery to balance the taste, you can skip if u do not prefer sweet.

7. Cook of another 2-3 minutes, add the fried paneer cubes, curry leaves. coat the paneer with the masala and cook further 3-4 minutes.

8. Serve hot.

By Chef Sanjyot Keer