When you marinate the soft paneer in the aromatic kundapur masala and roast it in ghee, we have the best panner ghee roast and now prepare this paneer ghee roast in instant pot easily
Paneer ghee roast is a famous dish from Mangalore cuisine. This becomes even more flavourful and delicious when you make this paneer ghee roast in instant pot. This is a very important dish in coastal cuisine. This paneer ghee roast gets its name from the ghee that is used to roast the paneer. Are you wondering if the same taste and flavourful is possible when cooked in an electric pressure cooker? Well yes. It is. The flavourful and the taste of the instant pot ghee roast are in par with the one when cooked on a stovetop. The other recipes from the Bangalore cuisine which we love are the Mangalore buns and the Beans curry in mangalore style
Ghee roast is a dish every Mangalorean can relate to. The ghee roast was initially a meat dish. It was the chicken ghee roast where the meat pieces are marinated in a special spice mix from kundhapur. Then these are roasted in ghee with a generous amount of curry leaves to prepare the kundapur ghee roast. Hence the flavours are bursting in this dish. We vegetarians did not want to lose out on this special masala. Hence the vegetarian version which is born is this paneer ghee roast.
Now let us see how to make this delicious paneer dish in an instant pot. The purpose of making this paneer ghee roast in an instant pot is to reduce the time of cooking. Since you are cooking the panner marinated in the masala under pressure the flavours are intense and the taste is awesome. Here in this recipe, we do use a liberal amount of ghee. Do not go scantily on this as this ghee gives the authentic flavour and taste to the dish.
Here we make use of simple ingredients which we use daily. The ingredients used are coriander seeds, cumin seeds, red chillies, a little of cumin, pepper and fenugreek seeds. We will grind this along with roasted garlic and tamarind. Then we will marinate the paneer pieces in this flavourful masala along with some curd.
The first part of the preparation of the masala.
Generally, we serve paneer ghee roast as a side dish with neer dosa. I love to serve it as a starter. Both of these are very delicious.
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