Paneer Gassi Recipe is a delicious coconut and red chilli based curry from the coastal region of Mangalore. Traditionally the curry is made with chicken. This curry has a lovely blend of different fragrant spices, which is quite unique to Mangalore’s cultural heritage. Mangalore cuisine is mostly influenced by Tulu speaking Bunts, the Kannada speaking Brahmins, Konkani speaking Catholics and Goud Saraswat Brahmins to name a few.
Coconut plays an important part in Mangalorean cuisine and the main ingredient in the Paneer Gassi is the coconut. The sweetness of the coconut milk balances the spicy flavours from the red chillies, peppercorns, cloves and the bitterness from the fenugreek seeds.Traditionally, Mangalorean Curry is served with Kori Rotti, a traditional and unique crispy flatbread made from rice flour, Neer Dosa or Simple Rice Pancakes, Kottige (Idlis Steamed in leaves of Jackfruit ) and simple rice.
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