Many users declared that he should keep paneer out of Kerala.

Where is the beef Twitter trolls Sanjeev Kapoor for Malabar paneer dish
news Social Media Friday, April 20, 2018 - 19:35

For Malayalis, food is an emotion and hardly does 'attacks' on their food go unnoticed by the lot.

Popular chef and television anchor Sanjeev Kapoor appears to have been the latest to get a dose of this from Twitter users, after he shared the recipe of what he called ‘Malabar Paneer’.

Describing the dish, Sanjeev Kapoor wrote: "Malabar Paneer - A wonderful Malabar dish that has the flavors, spices and offers several gastronomic opportunities. The food is generally fresh, aromatic and flavored."

While the video of the cooking instructions looked tempting in itself, many Keralites were far from impressed and questioned what paneer was doing in Malabar! Traditional Malabari dishes are spicy, rich in flavours and usually contain meat.

So naturally, many users were irked by...eh...the obvious absence of beef in the dish.

What's a controversy without crying "exasperated farrago of distortions?"

Users just couldn't fathom how Malabar and paneer could go together. Here's what some of them said:

While some users tried to reason that Sanjeev Kapoor's dish was an experimental one, not many were pleased. Clearly.

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