Sweet Corn Paneer Masala

Recently I was very bored to make the same veggies and wanted some change. I knew there was corn stocked. All I had to do was buy some paneer. It was the best time to prepare this veggie. A nice, spicy and hot dish like this is perfect for a change.

The mix of paneer, sweet corn and capsicum plus the spices, makes this dish absolutely delectable..Enjoy!!!

Ingredients –

Sweet corn kernels – 1 cup
Cottage Cheese/ Paneer – 150 gms
Capsicum- 2 medium sized
Fresh cream – ¼ cup
Oil – 2 tablespoons
Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon
Onion (finely chopped) – 2 medium sized
Tomato (finely chopped) – 2 medium sized
Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
Cumin powder – 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
Red chili powder – 1 teaspoon
Garam masala – 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
Tomato ketchup – ¼ cup
Salt – to taste

Procedure –

  • Boil the sweet corn till tender and drain the excess water and keep aside.
  • Wash and deseed the capsicum. Cut it into small cubes.
  • Cut the paneer into 1 inch cubes.
  • In a kadhai or a heavy bottomed pan heat oil. Add cumin seeds and once it splutters add the chopped onions until transparent. Add the ginger garlic paste and mix well.
  • Now add the tomatoes, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and cumin powder. Mix well on a low flame until oil separates from the masala and the tomatoes become tender.
  • Add little water for the gravy. Add the boiled corn, capsicum and sauté well.
  • Add the garam masala, salt and tomato ketchup.
  • Once the capsicum is half cooked add the paneer and fresh cream. Mix gently and let it cook on a low flame with lid on till the capsicum is cooked properly.
  • Garnish with freshly chopped coriander and serve with parathas or chapattis.

Tips –

You may reduce or increase the amount of garam masala according to taste.

23 thoughts on “Sweet Corn Paneer Masala

  1. I love anything wid paneer dear..looks super delicious and a gr8 combo wid roti’s…I loved the idea of making upma with left over roti’s…I generally dont have left over one’s,next time when I have I will definitely give a try..

  2. Hellooo Everyone,

    Thank you so much for your replies all. SE, Sushma, Preety, PJ, Kanchan, Usha, Siddhi, Jagruti, Rachna, Preeti, Ruchika, Pratibha, Sheba, Namitha and Jisha.

    It always inspires me more with so many wonderful replies.

  3. hi Deepa, I dunno how i missed ur post. The corn-paneer looks so delectable, perfect to go with butter naan.Now that u have also added capsicum to that I would name it Kadhai corn-paneer masala.

  4. Hey Deepa ….ur cabbage subji looks really delicious.
    Can u post some of the recipes not containing onion and garlic.
    How can we replace onion and garlic in recipes those contain them.

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