Paneer Onion Tomato Curry - Tawa Paneer Onion Tomato thokku - Tamilnadu Style Easy Paneer Recipe

Paneer Onion Tomato Curry is one of the easy to make side dish recipes which goes well for chapathi, poori, bread, roti, etc. The original taste of paneer is retained in the recipe as we have not added any ground masalas. Paneer is toasted and added to finely chopped onions and tomatoes. Just read this simple recipe and try in your kitchen.

Ingredients needed for making Paneer Onion Tomato Masala

Paneer - 1  cup
Onions - 3 nos.
Tomatoes - 4 nos.
Green Chilly - 1 no.
Chilli powder - 1 tsp.
Coriander powder - 2 tsp.
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp.
Cloves - 2 nos.
Salt as needed.
Oil as needed.
A handful of peeled garlic
Inch of ginger finely chopped.
A spig of curry leaves
A small bunch of coriander leaves

Method for making Paneer Onion Tomato Masala

  1. Chop the onions, tomatoes and green chilly into fine pieces.
  2. Cut the paneer into small cubes and soak them in hot water to retain the softness.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai add the fennel seeds and cloves, next add the chopped onions and curry leaves, saute till it becomes transparent.
  4. Next add the tomatoes and green chillies and saute well.
  5. Next add the masala powders and salt, mix well till everything gets blended.
  6. Add little water and leave for 5 mins. till everythibg gets cooked.
  7. Finally add the cubed paneer, you can also saute them in oil till golden brown to retain the softness. I soak them in water to avoid using oil.
  8. Mix the contents and garnish with coriander leaves.
The yummy Paneer thokku is ready to be served with hot chapathis.

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