Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Channa N Paneer Masala

Channa n Paneer masala will ressembles quite like green peas paneer masala, i prepared quite similarily to matar paneer one of the famous side dish for parathas n an addict to paneer,i can have anything with paneer, i combined  both paneer n channa together as they are rich in proteins n they r really healthy too..this spicy channa n paneer masala is really very easy to prepare n delicious side dish too..This delicious masala dish goes to JFI-Chickpeas guest hosted by Something Foodie...

1/2cup Cooked channa
1cup Paneer cubes
3nos Tomatoes
1no Onion chopped
3nos Cloves
1inch Cinnamon stick
3nos Garlic cloves
1tsp Red chilly powder
1/2tsp Pepper powder
1tsp Coriander powder
1/2cup Coconut milk
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
2tbsp Chopped coriander leaves

Chop the onion n  tomato as small pieces, keep aside few tomato pieces n grind rest of the tomato pieces as puree with cloves, garlic n cinnamon stick..heat few drops of oil n fry the paneer cubes for a while..add the paneer cubes to warm water...

Heat the oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds n let them splutters, add the chopped tomato,onion n saute them until they turns mushy, add the spiced tomato puree with salt, coriander powder, pepper powder n red chilly powder, cook them in simmer, after a while, add the cooked channa n fried paneer cubes with the coconut milk..bring it to boil n cook again in simmer for a few minutes..

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, serve hot with rotis!!


  1. I tried your chettinad kuruma recipe dear, it turned out very well... had it with rotis.. supera irundhudhu. thx a ton for the recipe..

    this gravy looks very yummy. next time try panren.

  2. Thanks a lot Mahi for ur feedback..give a try to this masala damn sure that u will love them very much too..

  3. chenna with paneer hm good combination... wil try next time.

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  5. Protein Rich recipieaaa, u r rocking...Looking so yummy..

  6. Yummy yumm Wish i had this for lunch today.

  7. wow priya never tried this channa and paneer combo gravy looks very yummy nice color

  8. lovely dish priya....shall try this for dinner today after and long time visiting ur blog....Missed ur recipes too last month..u rock...

  9. Great combo, I made it too last week. Tastes so good! :))

  10. Heart and yum.Now that I have read Mahimas comment ,I must try the Chettinadd kurma.Will get back

  11. Nice combo and looks beautiful

  12. Another new combination. Lovely priya!

  13. Hi Priya,
    lovely variation on chana masala. Thanks for sending this in to JFI Chickpea!

  14. Channa with panner is a great combination. Thanks for sharing.


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