Recipe: Creamy Cottage Cheese prepared in a Wok


1 Onion

1 Green Chilli

1/2 Green bell pepper

1/2 Red bell pepper

3 cloves of garlic

1 inch piece of fresh ginger/ 1 tsp ginger powder

1 Tomato

Indian Cottage Cheese

Canola Oil

1/2 tsp butter


1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp cayenne powder

1 tsp coriander seeds

2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves


1) Chop onion, bell peppers, ginger and garlic roughly.

2) Grind onions, green chilli, garlic and ginger together.









3) Heat a pan with oil. Add cumin seeds, turmeric,

cayenne, coriander powder and salt to taste.

4) Transfer the ground onion-chilli-garlic-ginger mixture

to the above pan.









5) Mix so that the spices blend with the

mixture and cook for 3 minutes.

6) Puree the fresh tomato









7) Transfer the tomato puree to the pan.

8) Mix and cook for another 3-4 minutes









9) Using mortar and pestle, grind the

fresh coriander seeds.

10) Transfer the ground coriander seeds to the

pan and mix with the peppers and onions.









11) Now is the time add my favorite Indian herb,

dried fenugreek leaves!

12) Using the palm of your hand, crush the leaves

and add it to the pan and mix well.









13) Now carefully transfer the mixture of onions, peppers,

crushed coriander seeds and fenugreek leaves onto the pan

that has the previously cooked onion tomato paste mixture.

14) Mix everything together gently.









15) Now cut the cottage cheese into medium

sized cubes

16) Take another pan. Now this is the only time I would ask you to use the 1/2 teaspoon butter. Trust me!

Follow my recipe and you can prepare restaurant quality curry at home 🙂

Add the butter and toss the cubed cottage cheese till they turn brown.










2 Responses to “Recipe: Creamy Cottage Cheese prepared in a Wok”
  1. Made this for dinner last night…Great recipe! have made kadai paneer before with the same spices but to a different effect. the order of ingredients in your recipe definitely bring out their flavors better. Yum!

  2. Kala says:

    Just made this Nandini. Thanks.

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