Aloo Paneer Curry without Tomatoes recipe | Flavour Diary | Indian Vegetarian Curry

Paneer is fresh cheese made with two ingredients (milk and vinegar/lemon juice) and is commonly used cheese in south Asia. Paneer is excellent source of proteins and this can be consumed in any form sweet or spicy. 
Today's recipe is bit different from regular paneer recipe as we are not using tomatoes instead we are using sesame seeds and desiccated coconut for gravy. Its easy to make but needs little patience for frying and grinding the ingredients. This curry best goes with roti/chapati/naan or any flavoured rice. Check out the ingredients and steps below ... and if you enjoy watching the making then click on the video below.

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Level: Easy
Prep Time: 15min
Cook time: 30 mins
Serves: 3-4 people
1 cup = 250ml


Butter- 2 tablespoons
Oil- 2 tablespoons
Paneer- 300gm
Aloo/Potato - 3 medium
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander for garnish

Black Pepper Powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander Cumin Powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Garam Masala Powder - 1/4 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder - 1 teaspoon ( to taste)
Kasuri Methi - 1 tablespoon

Salt to taste

For grinding:
Oil - 1 teaspoon
Onion - 1 medium
Sesame Seeds/Til - 1 tablespoon
Desiccated Coconut - 1/4 cup
Green Chillies/Hari Mirchi - 2 
Water - 1/2 cup


Onion Coconut Paste:
In a add a teaspoon of oil and add roughly chopped onion.
Once onion turns transparent then add sesame seeds and fry for few seconds until it start changing colour. Add chopped green chilli and dessicated coconut and fry until coconut changes colour.Take off from the fire.
Let the mixture cools down and transfer it to blender and add 1/2 cup of water and blend it to smooth paste.

Steps for curry:
In the same pan add 2 tablespoons of oil and once it is hot add paneer and fry them until it turn golden brown on both sides and keep it a side.
Then add potato and fry until it changes the colour and keep it a side.
In the same pan add butter and then add Onion Coconut paste, turmeric and ginger garlic paste and fry until the curry comes together.
Add water, fried potato, fried paneer and all the spices under spice list. Mix well and cook on medium heat with lid covered.Stir in between and turn of the heat and enjoy hot with roti/flavoured rice/naan.

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Easy Chicken Fry Recipe | Chicken Recipes | Nonveg Side dish | Flavour Diary

easy indian chicken fry recipe

Today's recipe is simple easy and tastes delicious and is best with Rice, sambar or rasam. If you are lazy cook like me then you always find something or other on net to cook in no time and tastes delicious. Few months back Rafeeda from Bigsweettooth posted a easiest chicken fry, by seeing the word easiest i thought that is my type of recipe and someday i should give it a try. So here is the recipe for easiest and simple chicken fry.

Level: Easy
Total Time: 30
Serves: 2-4
1 cup: 250ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon: 5 ml
Adapted from here


500gm chicken, cut into medium pieces
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp red chilli powder (to taste)
½ tsp garam masala powder
2 tbsp oil
1 large onions, thinly sliced
1 tsp ghee/ butter
Salt to taste


Wash and pat dry the chicken. Rub in the powders and salt and allow to marinate for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan and saute the onions with a pinch of salt till golden brown.
Add in the chicken and toss well.
Cook on low flame for around 15 minutes or till the chicken is almost cooked, stirring occasionally.
Add in the ghee/ butter and fry till dry.
Serve hot with rice

#Easychickenfry   is going to be part of #MFBC 

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Eggless Butter less Chocolate Cake Recipe | Flavour Diary

Eggless Butterless Chocolate Cake

Easy and Simple to make Chocolate Cake with No Eggs and No Butter going in and needs no special equipment for making it. Check out ingredients and procedure in written below or simple click on the video below.

I adapted this recipe from my blogger friend Sujata dee blogging at BatterupwithSujata  . She has got whole lot of wonderful healthy recipes in her blog ...if you are health conscious or want to include some healthy ingredients in your diet then do check out her blog.

You might be interested in other Chocolate recipes like
Whole wheat Chocolate Banana Bread
Chickpea Chocolate Cake
Chocolate Sponge Cake
Eggless Whole Wheat Ragi Chocolate Cake
Butterless Chocolate Cake

Serves: 12
Level: Moderate
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 40-50

For Cake.....
All-purpose flour/Maida  - 360gms
Sugar  - 280gms
Unsweetened cocoa powder   - 30 gms
Warm Milk  - 500ml

Oil  - 250 ml
Vinegar - 2 tablespoons
Baking powder - 1  teaspoon
Baking soda 
Vanilla essence  - 2 teaspoons


  • Preheat oven to 350°F / 180°C .Grease and flour 9 inch, round, cake pan; cover bottoms with waxed paper.
  • Sift together the dry ingredients ;flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder and salt and set aside. 
  • Mix Milk and Vinegar and keep a side.
  • In a large bowl, whisk in Oil and sugar.
  •  Add Flour and Milk mixture alternatively and vanilla essence to the Oil sugar mixture and beat until well incorporated.
  • Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in Center comes out clean.
  • Cool pan on wire racks for 10 minutes. Loosen edges, and remove cakes to cool completely.

eggless butterless easy chocolate cake

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