Paneer Singapuri Recipe

Fresh, healthy and soft, paneer or cottage cheese is a popular vegetarian ingredient in most households.. In Paneer Singapuri, it is combined with cashew nut and spices in a coconut base to create a delicious and light curry that is bursting with quintessential South East Asian flavours. Whether enjoyed with white rice or roti, this makes for a sumptuous meal and can even be specially prepared for guests on short notice. 

Cooking time
20 min
Preparation time
10 min



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This recipe scores more than regular recipe because it uses oats which increase the fiber content of the dish.


Ingredient with Household Units

  • Onion – ½ cup
  • Tomato – ½ cup
  • Garlic – 1 tsp
  • Cashew Nuts – 10-12
  • Fresh Coconut – ¼ cup ( Grated )
  • Saffola Plain oats – ¼ cup ( Powdered )
  • Peanuts – ¼ cup
  • Saffola Active oil – 2 tbsp
  • Tomato puree – ¼ cup
  • Green Chilli – 1 tsp ( Chopped )
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Low fat milk powder – 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Paneer   - 200 g
  • Lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  • Fresh coriander – 2 tbsp ( Chopped )

How to make Paneer Singapuri

  • Boil onion, tomato and garlic in water for 5-6 minutes.
  • Drain the water and add them in a blender along with cashew nuts, fresh coconut, saffola plain oats and peanuts and make a smooth paste.
  • Add some water if required.
  • Heat Saffola Active Oil in a  pan.
  • Once the oil is hot, add the masala paste that we have made.
  • Fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add tomato puree, green chilli, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, low fat milk powder and salt and fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add little water if required.
  • Add paneer cubes and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add lemon juice and mix well.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander.
  • Serve hot.

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