Paneer Stew

A mild gravy of paneer and green peas cooked in coconut milk. Goes well with Kerala Appams…

Recipe Source
Magic Oven

  • Cloves – 4
  • Cardamom – 3
  • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece
  • Ginger, julienned – 1 tbsp
  • Onions big, cubed – 2
  • Green chillies, slit – 2 (if the chillies are not spicy you can add upto 4)
  • Paneer – 100gm
  • Boiled green peas – ½ cup
  • Crushed pepper powder – ¼ tsp
  • Flour – 1tsp
  • Coconut Milk (second extraction) – 1 1/2 cup
  • Coconut milk (first extraction) – 3/4 cup
  • Curry leaves


  1. Deep fry paneer and soak them in hot water for 10 minutes, squeeze and keep aside. (If you want to cut down the calories, skip the deep frying part)
  2. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan .
  3. Add the spices and when they start to splutter, saute the ginger.
  4. Add onions and green chillies , sauté till onions turn light pink. (Do not sauté till onions turn brown) Add salt and curry leaves.
  5. Add 1tsp flour and sauté well.
  6. Add the second extraction of coconut milk and when it starts to boil add the paneer cubes and boiled green peas.
  7. Cook on low flame for  7 to 10 minutes.
  8. Add the first extraction of coconut milk and pepper powder and cook for 5 minutes.

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