paneer recipe

Ingredients/Preparation

  • ¾ cup paneer cut into a 1 ½ pieces
  • 5 tsp oil
  • ½ cup thinly sliced onions
  • 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • ¾ cup sweet corn kernels
  • ¾ cup fresh curds, beaten
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • Ingredients for masala
  • ¼ cup freshly grated coconut
  • 6 to 8 cashewnuts
  • 3 to 4 green chilli, roughly chopped
  • 2 tsp  poppy seeds

Recipe/ Procedure For Masala

  • Heat a pan and add the coconut and dry roast on a low heat till it turns light pink in colour, while stirring continuously.
  • Add the poppy seeds and cashew nuts and dry roast on a low heat for one more minute, while stirring continuously. Keep aside to cool.
  • Add the green chillies and blend it in a mixer till smooth then add little water and keep aside.

Recipe / Procedure

  • Heat 3 tsp of oil in a pan; add the paneer and sauté on a medium heat till they turn light brown in colour then Remove and keep aside for some time.
  • Heat the remaining 2 tsp of oil in the same pan; add the onions and sauté on a medium heat till they turn golden brown in colour then Remove it and keep aside to cool.
  • Blend it in a mixer till smooth, adding water if required. Keep aside.
  • Add the prepared masala and onion paste in a pan and sauté on a medium flame for a minute.
  • Add the tomatoes, salt, cardamom, turmeric powder, chilli powder and ¼ cup of water and mix well and cook on a medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes with stirring it continuously.
  • Add the paneer cubes, corn, curd and 1/3 cup of water and mix well and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Now serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

 

 

 

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