Food A paneer side dish that tastes great with just about anything
This is an easy to make dish that is filled with the goodness of homemade cottage cheese.
What you need:
Milk - 1 litre
Lemon juice – 1 tsp
Onion, chopped – 1/2 cup
Tomato, chopped - 1
Garlic pod - 1
Chilli powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Tamarind juice - 1/2 cup
Mustard – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – a few
Salt - as required
Cooking oil – 3tbsp
Boil milk and add lemon juice to it. Keep aside.
After 10 minutes, filter it. Separate the panner from the water.
Make small balls with the paneer. Fry the balls till they turn golden brown in one table spoon oil.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard and when it sputters add onion, garlic and tomato.
Sauté a little, then add curry leaves. Add the tamarind juice, chilli and turmeric powders. And salt and add whey water as required. When it reaches a kuzhambu consistency add the paneer balls. Cook for another five minutes. Serve hot with rice, idly or dosai.