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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Paneer - Green onion Stir fry / Thoran

Paneer / Cottage Cheese is a richly packed source of protein and a diary product preferred by both vegetarians and non vegetarians.Mostly a very good body building food for the growing age groups as well.There are tons of recipes using paneer in the Indian cuisine and a very delicious ingredient too.This is a very quick and simple recipe similar to the egg burji and the tastes are also similar.





Another intelligent way of moms to sneak the cottage cheese in the packed lunch boxes for kids :-) My kids donot like it in the cube sized form,but this was a trial n error recipe and they loved it. I like green onion cut in any form and also added the green onions to it .You can replace it with any veggies or make it simple with paneer alone.



Ingredients
paneer / cottage cheese - 200gm
green onion 1 bunch
onion 1 small chopped
ginger 1'' shredded
garlic 3 pods thin cut
coconut grated 1/3 cup (optional)
pepper powder 1 tsp
turmeric powder 1/3tsp
salt to taste
oil 3 tsp
mustard 1 tsp
curry leaves




Method
  • Shred the paneer in a blender without adding water and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan ,add oil. Splutter mustard seeds followed by curryleaves.
  • Saute chopped onion and then add ginger ,garlic pieces.
  • Add the spices except salt,and  shredded paneer to it.
  • Cover cooked for 5 minutes on low flame.Add in the grated coconut at this point.
  • Stir it in between to prevent sticking to the bottom of pan.
  • When its 3/4th cooked,add  the chopped green onions.
  • Cover and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Add salt at this point and dry it up.
  • Serve hot with chapatis or plain rice.
Servings 3 adults


Sending this to The kerala Kitchen hosted by Divya of Easy cooking this month


Also,sending this to Any One can cook Hosted by Umm Mymoonah

16 comments:

Mehjabeen Arif said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice Curry.. Sounds very yummy..

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jeyashrisuresh said... Best Blogger Tips

making thoran with paneer sounds nice .

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Julie,This is my first time here.Simply luv this superb combo thoran.Luv ur varieties.Following U.

Jay said... Best Blogger Tips

yummy ...yummmy...wanna try now..:)
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julie said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanx a lot all friends for your delightful thoughts..

SouthIndianHome said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice color.Looks delicious and yummy

aipi said... Best Blogger Tips

Perfect for wraps n rolls ~ nice n tasty!
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Neetz said... Best Blogger Tips

this is awesome!!!i can have this side dish with anything and the best part its so easy to make!!

thanks so much for visiting and sharing your thoughts. Expecting more of your thoughts on every posts :)

Sobha Shyam said... Best Blogger Tips

i was not getting any updates of ur blog, realized that blog path has changed, came to know abt it from one of ur comments in another blog..nice name of the blog..suits u r very much..thoran looks yummy n healthy..hope to get any further notifications, dnt forget the old friends :)

kitchenStories said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Julie
Nice to meet you.
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Treat and Trick said... Best Blogger Tips

Great combo and looks fabulous!


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Saji said... Best Blogger Tips

sounds very interesting!!!! I like the way u experiment with food to get diff flavors...

Rinku Naveen said... Best Blogger Tips

Thoran looks so delicious and inviting! Never tried thoran with paneer.

Ammu's said... Best Blogger Tips

Thoram looks yummy & Tempting...

Padhu said... Best Blogger Tips

Thoran looks delicious!

Nithya said... Best Blogger Tips

This is delicious :)