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Paneer ghee roast recipe| How to make Mangalore style paneer ghee roast

Paneer ghee roast recipe with step wise photos. Tasty recipe for paneer ghee roast, vegetarian version of Mangalorean chicken ghee roast
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 480kcal
Author: Harini


  • For paneer marination masala
  • 200 grams cubed paneer
  • 3 tablespoons fresh curd
  • 1/4 treaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • To roast and grind: For masala
  • 7-8 kashmiri red chilies
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 12 black peppercorns
  • 1/2 teaspoon methi seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 inch ginger peeled
  • 2 teaspoons ghee or oil
  • Other ingredients for paneer ghee roast
  • 4 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon jaggery
  • 2 teaspoons tamarind extract
  • 6-7 curry leaves
  • Salt


  • To make masala and marination:
  • heat 2 teaspoons oil or ghee in a pan.
  • Dry roast the mentioned spices and grind to a smooth paste with some water.
  • Take the masala in a bowl. To that add whisked curd, lemon juice and turmeric powder.
  • Add the paneer cubes and mix well.
  • Refrigerate for 30-40 minutes.
  • To make paneer ghee roast:
  • Heat ghee in a pan.
  • Add curry leaves and saute.
  • Add onions and saute well
  • Add the marinated paneer cubes along with masala.
  • Saute in medium flame for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add tamarind juice, jaggery and mix well.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes. remove from flame. Serve paneer ghee roast with rice or dosa.


Quantity of ghee and chilies can be adjusted.
Serve with more lemon wedges


Calories: 480kcal