Navaratan Korma with cottage cheese

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 225 g - Paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 1/4 cup - Milk
  • 15 g - Ginger
  • 6 flakes - Garlic
  • 1 cup - Coriander leaves
  • 3 - Green chillies
  • 3/4 cup - water
  • 1/2 cup - Ghee or oil
  • 300 g - Cauliflower cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups - peas, shelled or frozen
  • 1/4 kg - potato, peeled and cut into 1 cm pieces
  • 1/4 kg - carrots, peeled and cut into thin strips 4 cm long
  • 1/4 kg - French beans cut into thin strips 3 cm long
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric
  • 2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 300 g - tomatoes, pureed
  • 1.5 cups - curd, beaten
  • 2 slices - canned pineapple, cut into 1 cm pieces
  • 2 tbsp - cashewnuts, broken into pieces
  • 12 - almonds, blanched and sliced
  • A pinch of Saffron dissolved in 1 tbsp of hot Milk or hot water
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Navaratan Korma with cottage cheese

  • Grind ginger, garlic, coriander leaves and green chillies into a paste adding a little water from time to time.
  • Group the paneer into two batches.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan for 3 minutes and fry each batch till golden brown and remove.
  • To the remaining oil, add ground paste.
  • Stir fry till golden brown sprinkling little milk from time to time.
  • Add all the vegetables, salt, turmeric, cumin, red chilli and garam masala powders. Stir fry for about 2 minutes. Add tomato puree, curd and remaining water. Mix and cook this covered on low flame till all the vegetables are cooked.
  • On medium heat add paneer, pineapple, cashewnut and almonds. Stir and simmer for 3 more minutes.
  • Add saffron and serve hot.