Paneer ghee Roast

Paneer ghee roast is specially made with ghee. Served typically as side dish. It’s made out of fresh paneer and fresh masala
The ghee roast actually originated in a small town called Kundapur near Mangalore.


  • 300 gms paneer.
  • 5 tbsp clarified butter.
  • 5 Kashmiri red chilli.
  • 3 red chilli.
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds.
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds.
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds.
  • 1/2 tsp black peppercorns.
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds.
  • 4 garlic.
  • 1 inch ginger.
  • 2 tbsp tamarind water.
  • 2-3 tbsp normal water
  • 6-7 curry leaves.
  • 2 finely chopped onion.
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder.
  • 2 tbsp whisked curd.
  • 1 tsp jaggery.
  • Salt as per taste.


  1. In a pan add kashmiri red chilli, red chilli, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, black peppercorns and roast for 2-3 mins on low flame.
  2. Switch off the flame and let it all cool down.
  3. Transfer it in a mixer jar and add garlic, ginger, tamarind water and normal water and blend into fine paste.
  4. In a pan heat clarified butter and roast the paneer till it turns light brown.
  5. Once turns light brown take it out in a plate.
  6. Transfer the remaining clarified butter in a wok and add 2 more tbsp clarified butter in it.
  7. Add curry leaves and saute few seconds.
  8. Add finely chopped onion and slightly saute it.
  9. Add prepared paste and mix well.
  10. Add turmeric powder and mix well.
  11. Saute the masala till it changes its color.
  12. Once it changes it color lower the flame.
  13. Add whisked curd and mix well.
  14. Saute the masala till clarified butter separates.
  15. Once clarified butter separates add jaggery and salt and mix well.
  16. Add roasted paneer and mix well.