PANEER URAD METHI
Paneer or Indian Cottage Cheese is one of the most popular ingredients in many Indian kitchens. Earlier it was restricted to North Indian especially Punjabi cuisine but over the decades has become popular everywhere! If you are interested you may like this article on the History of Paneer in India!
From time to time, I use store-bought paneer in making dishes for lunch or dinner. Elsewhere in this blog, you will find recipes for various Paneer dishes, such as:-
In Goa and Coastal Karnataka, they make a dish of fish with Urad (Black Gram Dal) and Methi (Fenugreek Seeds). Today's recipe is for a dish which uses paneer in the same combination. I have adapted this from Paneer Urad Methi by Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor in his Food Food channel.
We had this with rotis and it tasted very yummy!
- Paneer, 250 grams,
- Urad Dal, (Black Gram Dal) , 1 tbsp
- Methi (Fenugreek) Seeds, 1/4 tsp
- Coriander Seeds, 2 to 3 tsp
- Black Peppercorns, 10
- Byadgi Red Chillies, 4
- Fresh Coconut Gratings, 1/3 cup
- Raw Rice, 1 tsp
- Medium sized Onion, 1 ( Roughly sliced, 1/2 + finely chopped 1/2)
- Kokum Petals, 4-5
- Salt, to taste
- Oil, 1 tsp +1 tbsp
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