paneer kolhapuri recipe | how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy

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paneer kolhapuri recipe | how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy with detailed photo and video recipe. basically a spicy dish from maharastrian or specifically from kolhapur region prepared with paneer and dry kolhapur masala. the masala is mixture of dry spices with red chillies and dry coconut and can be used to prepare any gravy based curries.
paneer kolhapuri recipepaneer kolhapuri recipe | how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy with step by step photo and video recipe. generally kolhapuri recipes or dishes are famous for its spice level which completely depends spicy kolhapuri masala. the good news is that, this spice masala can be used to most of the recipes or curries. it can be even added to frankies, sandwiches and even burger too.

i have shared the authentic veg kolhapuri or vegetable kolhapuri gravy recipe, and i have used the same spice mix for this recipe. also in this recipe i have used only paneer cubes which can be easily extended by adding vegetables. so basically it can be mix veg paneer kolhapuri recipe by combining 2 recipes. further i always prepare the kolhapuri spice mix masala well ahead in advance and i use it in most of my curries. i personally love it when added to paneer bhurji gravy, paneer kadai and even bhindi masala recipe.

how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravyfurthermore some important tips and recommendations for a perfect paneer kolhapuri gravy recipe. in this recipe i have prepared the spice mix just for this recipe, but if you are preparing at bulk then dry roast the spices separately. secondly, i sautéed the onion and tomato which i later mashed to thick paste. however you can use tomato puree or even the ground the sautéed onion and tomato paste. lastly, this recipe can be extended by adding vegetables like broccoli, potatoes, carrots and even peas.

finally i would like to highlight my other paneer recipes collection with this recipe post of paneer kolhapuri recipe. it includes, paneer masala, paneer butter masala, paneer bhurji, paneer pulao, paneer nuggets, paneer cutlet, paneer manchurian, paneer tikka masala and paneer jalfrezi recipe. in addition do visit my other recipes collection like,

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Recipe type: curry
Cuisine: north india
Serves: 4 Servings
Ingredients
for kolhapuri masala:
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds / til
  • 1 tsp poppy seeds / khus khus
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 3 cloves / lavang
  • 1 inch cinnamon / dalchini
  • 2 cardamom / elachi
  • ¼ tsp balck pepper / kali mirch
  • 1 star anise / chakr phool
  • 3 dried kashmiri red chilli
  • 2 tbsp coconut, dry / desiccated
other ingredients:
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 9 cubes paneer / cottage cheese
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves, crushed
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, in a pan dry roast all the spices listed for masala on low flame for 2 minutes.
  2. blend to fine powder and kolhapuri masala is ready. keep aside.
  3. heat 3 tbsp oil and fry 9 cubes paneer. keep aside.
  4. in the same oil add in 1 bay leaf, onion, ginger garlic paste and saute well.
  5. furthermore add 3 tomato and cook well.
  6. mash the tomatoes well with the help of potato masher.
  7. add in prepared kolhapuri masala, ¼ tsp turmeric and 1 tsp salt.
  8. saute on low flame till oil separates from masala.
  9. now add 1 cup water and mix well adjusting consistency.
  10. add in fried paneer.
  11. cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  12. now add 1 tsp crushed kasuri methi and mix well.
  13. finally serve paneer kolhapuri masala with tandoori roti or garlic naan.


how to make paneer kolhapuri with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a pan dry roast all the spices listed for masala on low flame for 2 minutes.
    paneer kolhapuri recipe
  2. blend to fine powder and kolhapuri masala is ready. keep aside.
    paneer kolhapuri recipe
  3. prepare the curry by heating 3 tbsp oil and fry 9 cubes paneer.
    paneer kolhapuri recipe
  4. fry the paneer cubes to golden brown and keep aside.
    paneer kolhapuri recipe
  5. in the same oil add in 1 bay leaf and saute till it turns aromatic.
    paneer kolhapuri recipe
  6. further add 1 onion and saute well.
    paneer kolhapuri recipe
  7. also add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute well.
    paneer kolhapuri recipe
  8. furthermore add 3 tomato and saute for 2 minutes.
    paneer kolhapuri recipe
  9. cover and simmer for 10 minutes or untill tomatoes get cooked well.
    how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy
  10. mash the tomatoes well with the help of potato masher.
    how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy
  11. add in prepared kolhapuri masala (approx 3 tbsp). adjust the masala based on spice level.
    how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy
  12. also add ¼ tsp turmeric and 1 tsp salt.
    how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy
  13. saute on low flame till oil separates from masala.
    how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy
  14. now add 1 cup water and mix well adjusting consistency.
    how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy
  15. add in fried paneer.
    how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy
  16. cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until paneer absorbs spices.
    how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy
  17. now add 1 tsp crushed kasuri methi and mix well.
    how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy
  18. finally serve paneer kolhapuri masala with tandoori roti or garlic naan.
    how to make spicy paneer kolhapuri gravy


notes:

  • firstly, paneer kolhapuri turns to be more spicy and tasty. however, adjust the spice level according to your preference.
  • furthermore, prepare the kolhapuri masala in large quantity and use as required. make sure to use dry coconut if preparing in a large quantity.
  • also add any vegetables of your choice like beans, gobi, aloo for variation.
  • finally, paneer kolhapuri can also be topped with fresh cream for more rich flavour.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

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  1. I guess I have made this recipe 3 times and me and my husband absolutely love it. all your recipes are amazing and easy to make!!! thank you for sharing.

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