Sana Thongba

Manipuri style paneer curry


  • 200 grams sana/paneer
  • 1/3 cup green peas
  • 1 potato, medium sized and cubed
  • 1 onion, medium sized and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mustard oil
  • 5 green chilis, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup milk
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing


  1. Heat oil. Splutter cumin seeds. Add and fry onion till tender.
  2. Add green peas, potatoes and sana. Fry till sana is golden brown.
  3. Add turmeric powder and salt. Saute for 2-3 minutes. Add water and cook covered till potatoes are cooked.
  4. Add milk. Bring to boil. Simmer. Add chillies and continue till done.
  5. Garnish Sana Thongba with the coriander leaves and serve with hot rice.

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