Makai Paneer (Babycorn and Paneer Curry)


  1. Paneer cubes – 200 gms
  2. Baby Corn – 20 nos.
  3. Onion (chopped) – 2
  4. Tomato (big,chopped) – 1
  5. Ginger-Garlic paste – 2 tbsp
  6. Cumin(jeera) – 1/4 tsp
  7. Green chilly – 2
  8. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  9. Kashmiri red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  10. Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  11. Garam Masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  12. Cashewnut paste – 1 tbsp
  13. Salt – to taste
  14. Yellow color – a pinch
  15. Coriander leaves or curry leaves – To garnish


  1. Fry paneer cubes till light brown and keep aside.soak cashew nuts in warm water for 20 minutes and grind it into a fine paste.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai. Saute cumin seeds,add chopped onions,green chilly , ginger- garlic paste and fry till brown in color.
  3. Add all the masala powders and chopped tomatoes and stir until it seperates from oil.
  4. Then add the paneer cubes, corn, cashew nut paste, salt, a pinch of yellow color and mix well.
  5. Add little quantity of water and boil for 3- 4 minutes until gravy is done.Garnish with curry leaves.
  6. Your Makai paneer is ready to serve with chappathi or naan.

Note: If you are using sweet corn then make sure you boil it with salt.



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19 Responses

  1. sirisha kilambi says:

    Hi Prajusha…..Haven’t tried baby corn with paneer before……but seeing ur pic tempts me all the more dear…will give it a try 🙂

  2. Asha says:

    Baby corns are such a delight to eat!:))

  3. lathanarasimhan says:

    Nice gravy with baby corn and paneer prajusha! I feel it will be a good side dish for naan!:) Nice recipe!

  4. Jyothi says:

    Hi Prajusha! babaycorn and paneer curry looks mouthwatering. Bookmarking this recipe. Very soon will try this. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Suganya says:

    Love the golden colour. I might even add a bell pepper 🙂

  6. Mishmash! says:

    My friend’s mom used to make this and I used to love it…thanks for sharing the recipe…will give it a try once 🙂


  7. Daily Meals says:

    Nice curry Prajusha!

  8. Siri says:

    Simple love baby corn and with Paneer I am sure it wud taste yummy.. 😀 Nice recipe Prajusha

  9. seena says:

    Hey praju, looks so good to take with chapathi…Kids also will love it..will try this..

  10. Timepass says:

    Wow, paneer and baby corn, i love to eat both..nice dish

  11. Pooja V says:

    This is so nice..i am totally drooling over it.

  12. jeena says:

    Prajusha I always love all your curries they are fabulous! I love this one with baby corn Seena is right I bet kids love it. Great post thanks. 🙂

  13. Keerthi says:

    Hi Prajusha,

    Thanks for dropping by..Paneer curry with baby corn looks mouthwatering…now my cravings for paneer ‘ve increased 🙁

  14. lissie says:

    very good recipe, prajusha! i love baby corns and paneer.

  15. bhags says:

    wonderful colour and a nice combination

  16. Bharathy says:

    I am drooling over your curries,Prajusha..This combo sounds new and nice…Love those banana samosas!!! down there! 🙂

  17. Cynthia says:

    There are so many things I’ve curried before but I’ve never gotten around to curring corn 🙂 I love baby corn, can much on them all day long.

    Beautiful dish.

  18. Bharathy says:

    Even I was pre occupied with the mentality abt coorgi gals..orupadu vay nokki…pakshe nammude nattile penpillerude athrem bhangi onnum iila ktto..:)…seriously…

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