Malaidar White Gravy

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup fresh curds
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 1 tsp grated cheese or paneer
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp cashew nuts, broken
  • 1 tbsp peanuts, husked and lightly roasted
  • 1 tsp khus khus seeds soaked in 2 tbsp milk for 1 hour
  • 3 green chillies
  • 1 piece ginger
  • 1 tsp coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 slice day old white bread
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3-4 glazed or canned cherries (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/5 tsp cinnamon-clove powder
  • 3 tbsp ghee or oil

How to Make Malaidar White Gravy

  • Grind together cashew nuts, peanuts and bread in a dry mixie.
  • Grind together onion, ginger, chillies and khus khus with milk in a wet mixie.
  • Heat fat in a heavy pan, add onion mixture and saute for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add curds and cook, stirring continuously, till whiteness of curds disappears.
  • Add milk, bring to a boil, add sugar, salt, dry mixture, spice powder and cream.
  • Stir gently till boiling resumes.
  • Cook, covered, for a few minutes till thickened.
  • Garnish with grated cheese, coriander and cherries.
  • You can add paneer chunks, mixed vegetables with a few pineapple bits, potatoes, peas etc before the gravy is covered and cooked.