Monday, 15 July 2013

Flavors of India

Paneer Daal with Coconut


  •        MoongDaal: -                                                                      250gm
  •          Paneer (sliced in small cube pieces): -                           150gm.
  •         Coconut (sliced in very small pieces): -                          ½ cup 
  •         Tomato (sliced in small pieces):-                                    1cup
  •          Ginger Paste: -                                                                  1tsp
  •      Green Chili: -                                                                     4-5 pieces
  •         Cumin Seeds: -                                                                   ½ tsp.
  •         Bay Leaf: -                                                                          2
  •          Hudson Canola Oil: -                                                        1/2cup
  •          Turmeric Powder: -                                                         1/2tsp
  •         Ghee: -                                                                                1tsp
  •         Garam Mashala Powder: -                                               1tsp.
  •          Sugar: -                                                                               1tsp.
  •          Salt: -                                                                                   to taste


  1. Roast the moong daal in a pan and then boil it with salt and turmeric powder, in a pressure cooker. Keep aside when it boils well.
  2. Heat Oil and then fry the paneers till it takes brown color and keep aside. 
  3. In the same oil, ad bay leaf, cumin seed and coconut one by one and cook until the coconut becomes brown.
  4. Now add the boiled daal, tomatoes, ginger paste, green chili, sugar and fried paneer to it and mix well. 
  5. Add 1cup water and let the daal get cooked.
  6. Take it off the flame when the daal becomes thick. Add ghee and garam mashala and cover it for at least 5min.
  7. Garnish with grated cheese and serve hot with rice or roti or paratha.  

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