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Makhani Paneer Recipe

Makhani 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 :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 250 g - firm Paneer
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • 1 tbsp - Cream or malai
  • 1 - large tomato, quartered
  • 1 - medium tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 - small capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup - cabbage, shred coarsely
  • 1 slice - bread toasted, lightly & quartered
  • 1 tbsp - Coconut grated
  • 10 - cashews
  • 1 tsp - Wheat flour
  • 1 stalk - Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Coriander seed powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • salt
  • How to Make Makhani Paneer:

    1. Grate 2 tbsp paneer, keep aside for garnishing
    2. Chop remaining paneer into thick cubes.
    3. Heat one tbsp oil in a heavy frying pan.
    4. Lightly fry 5 cashews, drain, keep aside.
    5. Add quartered tomato, cabbage, to same oil.
    6. Stir fry till cabbage is limp, stir in toast pieces, take off fire, cool a little.
    7. Wet grind above mixture along with unfried cashews, in a small mixie, using little water.
    8. Heat remaining oil in same pan.
    9. Add chopped capsicum and tomato, stir fry for a minute.
    10. Add all dry masalas, ground paste, flour (dissolved in 1 tbsp water).
    11. Cook till gravy is thick, add sugar and salt.
    12. Add paneer pieces, fried cashews, butter, cream, mix gently.
    13. Pour into serving dish, garnish with grated paneer, coriander.
    14. Serve hot with rotis, parathas or even soft slices of fresh bread.




     

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