Saturday, September 17, 2011

Paneer gravy with sweet corn recipe

Me and Mom share a very special relation- We are two giggly people chatting away to glory on insane topics and we always catch up on our special topic- food. If I try out anything special, she is the first one to know about it and she makes me feel special even for a small recipe. In this buzy world, she is the only soul who sincerely wants to know what I ate for the day and I love the bond we share :) - Over the weekend, I made paneer gravy with sweet corn and was explaining all about it to my mom (who as usual made me feel that I am the best cook in the world). She loved the whole concept and here I am blogging all about it....The gravy rocks with paneer and sweet corn and will make you fill up your plates for a generous third serving! Doesn't need too much effort and goes great with rice/rotis.

What goes in??

Sweet corn kernel- 1 cup (boiled and tender)
Paneer (cubed) - 150 gms
Green bell pepper- 1 medium (sliced)
Garlic - crushed & chopped (4-5 cloves)
Ginger- grated (1/2 tsp)
Onions - 2 medium sized (finely chopped)
Tomatoes - 2 medium sized (finely chopped)
Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Salt according to taste
Oil for cooking

For the additional punch-
Coriander leaves (chopped)
Fresh cream (optional)
Kasoori methi leaves / dry fenugreek leaves (1 tsp)

  • In a wok/kadai, heat some oil.
  • Add cumin seeds and allow them to sputter.
  • Add onions and fry till translucent.
  • Add garlic and ginger and cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and cook on a medium flame till they become mushy and blend well with onions.
  • Now comes the spices- add coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder.
  • Mix all the ingredients and cook till it the oil separates from masala and floats above.
  • Add a bit of water (not too much- around 1/4 cup or less).
  • Mix in the corn & bell peppers.
  • Add Kasoori methi leaves and allow the bell peppers to cook with the gravy.
  • Adjust salt according to your taste.
  • Add paneer cubes to the gravy and cook it on a low flame for few minutes.
  • Mix in the fresh cream (optional).
  • Garnish with coriander leaves!


  1. Corn, capsicum and paneer is an awesome combo...I love it...

  2. Hi! Very lovely presentation. I love ur writing verymuch and it touched me a lot.

  3. I totally agree with your first para .Paneer dish looks superb

  4. delicious combination looks wonderful
    regards Akheela
    torviewtoronto and createwithmom

  5. Delicious combination, just loving it.

  6. Delicious combo,looks so tempting and nice presentation too...

  7. Sweet post n very well written ~ moms are always the best!
    The gravy looks ridiculously good ~ paneer anything I am all for it, lol..

  8. it's sree's fav combo too suchu and gee gal u r rt momc is the best

  9. yummy and delicious have a nice can visit my blog and give ur valuable comments.
    indu srinivasan

  10. Yummy gravy with paneer..looks yummy !!
    First time to your space:-)
    Visit my space when time permits..
    Erivum Puliyum

  11. Innovative combo. Looks delicious



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