Paneer and Vegetable Curry

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Appears in
Floyd's Great Curries

By Keith Floyd

Published 2004

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Paneer is an Indian form of cottage cheese, but quite unlike cottage cheese as we know it. It is firm in texture, looking a little like tofu. It absorbs flavors well. Do try to get (or make) the real thing for this recipe. Nothing else will really do.


  • ghee or clarified butter, for frying
  • 1 lb/450 g paneer (Indian cheese), cut into approx


Melt some ghee in a skillet, then add the paneer and cook until golden brown. Take out of the pan and set aside on paper towels to drain.

Add the onion to the pan and cook until soft and slightly colored.

Add the spices and salt and cook for a couple more minutes to release the flavors, then add the peas and tomatoes and stir well until the vegetables are coated with the spicy m