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Malabari Coconut Paneer Curry
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Malabari Coconut Paneer

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins


  • Coconut Paste Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • 1 " piece of ginger
  • 4 green chiles split
  • 15 cashews
  • Curry Ingredients:
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 7 oz. paneer cut into small dice
  • 1 teaspoon dried fenugreek kasuri methi
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/4 cup heave cream
  • salt to taste


  • Make coconut paste by combining coconut, ginger, chile, cashews and 2 tablespoons of water in a food processor. Grind to a paste.
  • Heat oil. Add cumin seed. When they start to change color, add onion. Saute until they start to change color.
  • Add garlic paste, coriander and pepper. Saute for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add coconut paste and white pepper. Saute for 4-5 minutes, until paste is thickened. Add 1-2 tablespoons of water as it sticks to the pan.
  • Add 1 1/3 cup water. Bring to the boil. Add paneer, fenugreek and garam masala. Simmer on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add cream and salt. Stir to combine. Simmer for 3 more minutes.
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