How To Make South Indian-Style Paneer Ghee Roast


Welcome to the world of South Indian cuisine! Today, we'll learn how to make a mouth-watering Paneer Ghee Roast, a popular dish from the coastal region of Karnataka.


First, marinate 250g of paneer cubes with 1 tsp of red chili powder, 1 tsp of turmeric powder, and 1 tsp of garam masala. Let it sit for 15 minutes.


In a pan, heat 2 tbsp of ghee and add 1 tsp of mustard seeds, 1 tsp of cumin seeds, and a few curry leaves. Let them splutter.


Next, add 1 sliced onion, 1 sliced tomato, and 1 sliced green chili. Saute until the onions turn translucent.


Now, add the marinated paneer cubes and cook for 5 minutes. Make sure to stir occasionally to prevent burning.


To enhance the flavor, add 1 tsp of ginger-garlic paste and 1 tsp of tamarind paste. Mix well and let it cook for another 5 minutes.


For the final touch, sprinkle 1 tsp of roasted cumin powder and 1 tsp of coriander powder. Give it a good mix and let it cook for 2 more minutes.


Your Paneer Ghee Roast is almost ready! Just before turning off the heat, add a handful of chopped coriander leaves for a fresh burst of flavor.


Serve hot with steamed rice or roti. The combination of spicy, tangy, and buttery flavors will surely leave your taste buds wanting more.


Congratulations, you have successfully made a delicious South Indian-Style Paneer Ghee Roast! Enjoy your meal and don't forget to share this recipe with your friends and family. Happy cooking!