Paneer Mushroom Curry

>>  Friday, December 26, 2014

For the final day of BM#47, bookmarked theme, I have a recipe from my Mom's dairy a recipe she saw in some TV Show. Paneer regularly features in our weekly menu. It is one ingredient that my kids love, so much so that they prefer this over any non veg dish as well. We made this dish when we had our cousin and his wife and non veg was also part of the menu.

However all three of them wanted only Paneer and not the non veg that was made. This paneer was the vegetarian option, so hubby dear was saying they should let the vegetarians have something to eat. Boys were more keen on the paneer and not the mushroom. They were clear that they wanted the mushroom to be removed and just the paneer to be given.
Paneer Mushroom Curry

Ingredients Needed:

Paneer - 1 cup
Mushroom - 1 cup

For the ground masala

Coriander stalks - 1/2 cup
Cashews - 1/2 cup
Tomato - 3 -4 nos

Grind together coriander stalks, cashews and tomatoes to a fine paste.

For the Gravy

Shah Jeera - 1 tsp
Ginger Garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder - 1 tsp
Curds/ Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder a pinch
Oil - 2 tsp

How to make Paneer Mushroom Curry

Bring half a pan of water to boil, add cleaned mushroom along with a pinch of turmeric and salt. When the water gets to rolling staage, switch off, drian and keep the mushroom aside.

Heat a non stick pan with oil, add shah jeera, once it starts to crackle, add garam masala, red chili powder, cumin powder, ginger garlic paste, ground masala. Fry well till the masala is well cooked, then simmer and add the curds and mix well.

Next add the paneer, mushroom and just enough water for required gravy. Bring to boil and simmer till the gravy thickens.

Serve hot with rotis.


You can add the water used for boiling mushroom. Water can be as per your gravy requirement.

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Varadas Kitchen December 26, 2014 at 7:14 PM  

Your boys sure love paneer. :) Last post for BM for this year! Enjoyed the year with you all.

Nivedhanams Sowmya December 27, 2014 at 8:58 AM  

delicious paneer dish!!! great way to end BM for this year!!!

Priya Suresh December 27, 2014 at 9:26 PM  

Thats an incredible combo, prefect fingerlicking curry for rotis.

Harini-Jaya R December 31, 2014 at 10:45 PM  

Very interesting combo!

vaishali sabnani January 2, 2015 at 7:08 AM  

Even I do not eat mushrooms but Paneer is fine ..the gravy looks very different and I like the use of coriander stalks ..they lend a wonderful aroma.

Sapana Behl January 3, 2015 at 1:30 AM  

Very interesting combo . Curry looks tempting .

Pavani N January 22, 2015 at 12:13 AM  

Love that ground masala in the curry -- it must have tasted amazing.

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