Sunday, 25 August 2013

Paneer Kosha Recipe

Paneer Kosha Recipe:

Today I am sharing paneer Kosha recipe with you all. This recipe is simple yet delicious and is one of my favourite paneer(Indian cottage cheese) recipe.As this paneer kosha is not a curry dish it can be served with roti or any types of paratha as a side dish.
Paneer kosha is a Bengali dish and I learned it from one of my friend.She is a great cook and Whenever I visit her place I learn something new.She deserves all the credit for this awesome dish.
Here comes the complete recipe.Hopefully you will like it:) 

Paneer Kosha Ingredients:

  • 250 grams Paneer(Indian cottage cheese).
  • 1 potato cut in small pieces.
  • 1 chopped onion.
  • 1 table spoon onion paste.
  • 1/2 table spoon garlic paste.
  • 1/2 tea spoon ginger paste.
  • 1 table spoon tomato puree.
  • 1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder.
  • 1 tea spoon cumin powder.
  • 1/2 tea spoon red chili powder.
  • salt.
  • oil.

Paneer Kosha Method:

  1. Peel and cut the potato in small pieces and marinate the pieces with little turmeric powder and salt.Heat oil in a pan and fry the potato till they are golden brown,keep aside.
  2. Also fry the paneer cubes and keep aside.
  3. In the remaining oil add the chopped onions and stir fry till they are soft,add the onion paste and ginger garlic paste and fry for 1 minute or so.Now add the turmeric powder,cumin powder,red chili powder and saute the spice mixture till the oil separates from them.
  4. Add the fried potato pieces and paneer cubes and mix well with the spices.Add salt and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with roti or paratha.