Gobhi Paneer

Gobhi Paneer

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Main Course

Type: Indian

You can rustle up this dish of cauliflower and cottage cheese in the matter of a few minutes


  • Cauliflower, cut into small florets 1 cup
  • Low fat cottage cheese (paneer), cubed 150 gms
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Refined oil 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds ½ tsp
  • Garlic, finely chopped ½ tsp
  • Ginger, cut into thin strips ½ tsp
  • Green chilli, slit 1
  • Curry leaves 20 to 25
  • Medium onion, sliced ½
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Medium tomato, sliced 1
  • Green peas, blanched 3 tbsps
  • Lemon juice ½ tbsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp


  • Boil 2 cups water in a deep non-stick pan, add ¼ tsp turmeric powder and cauliflower florets and cook till cauliflower is a little soft. Drain the florets.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add mustard seeds. When they splutter, add garlic, ginger, green chilli, curry leaves and onion and saute till onion is lightly coloured.
  • Add remaining turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt, mix well and saute for ½ minute.
  • Add tomato, low fat cottage cheese and green peas and toss well. Add cauliflower and mix.
  • Add lemon juice and turn off the heat. Mix lightly and transfer into a serving dish.
  • Garnish with ginger strips and coriander leaves and serve hot.