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Kaju Paneer Recipe

Kaju Paneer is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 22 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
30 minutes
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb - Paneer (deep fry after making cubes)
  • 2 - medium Onions (finely chopped )
  • 2 - 3 - tomatoes, pureed (depending on the gravy you need)
  • 2 tbsp - Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 - Green chilli (grind with ginger-garlic paste above)
  • 1 tsp - kasuri Methi
  • 1 tsp - Poppy Seeds (khuskhus)
  • 15 - whole cashews (kaju)
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2 sprigs - Cilantro
  • 1 Cardamom (elcha)
  • 3 tsp - oil
  • How to Make Kaju Paneer:

    1. Soak kaju & khuskhus for 1/2 hour or more.
    2. Grind into a paste (add water, if needed).
    3. Heat 1 tbsp of oil.
    4. Put slightly crushed cardamom.
    5. Add onions and fry till slightly brown.
    6. Add tomato puree & ginger-garlic-green chilli paste.
    7. Fry till oil separates.
    8. Add chilli powder, turmeric powder and fry.
    9. Add kasuri methi and fry only for 10 secs.
    10. Add ground kaju-khuskhus paste, salt & water.
    11. Let it boil.
    12. Add fried paneer cubes and bring to one more boil.
    13. Add garam masala.
    14. Garnish with cilantro.




     

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