Mowgli Paneer

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in
Mowgli Street Food

By Nisha Katona

Published 2018

  • About

My mother used to make paneer by splitting milk with lemon juice and hanging the separated mass from the kitchen tap in a big muslin sack. That udder of pendulant promise meant that night was paneer curry night. I wanted to share the joy with my Mowgli clients and this sweet, chunky curry is one of the best gifts I can give.


  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 green chilli<


  1. Put the vegetable oil in a large non-stick frying pan set over a medium-high heat. When hot, add the cumin seeds and fry until they turn dark brown and release their aroma. Add the green chilli and diced white onions and fry for 3 minutes, then add the garlic and ginger and fry until the onions are translucent.
  2. Add the ground turmeric, chilli powder, garam masa