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Paneer Amritsari

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 500 gms - firm Paneer
  • 2 onions, sliced into thin rings
  • 1 tsp - ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp - garlic, crushed fine
  • 1/2 tbsp - coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ajwain seeds
  • 3/4 cup - gram flour
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - tandoori masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Punjabi Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  • 1 anardhana powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - oil

How to Make

  • Cut paneer into 1 inch cubes.
  • Make a thick mixture of flour, salt, ginger, garlic, turmeric, ajwain, garam and tandoori masalas.
  • Sprinkle 2-3 tbsp. water if necessary. Add 1/2 tbsp oil, mix well.
  • Use 2 tbsp mixture to marinate onions, and rest to marinate paneer cubes.
  • Marinate paneer for 10 mins.
  • Either fry pieces or grill on a barbeque skewer or grill mesh till crisp and brown.
  • Heat remaining oil, add onions, saute till light brown.
  • Add marinate paste, stir well and cook.
  • When dry add fried paneer, chilli, anardhana powder, sugar, salt.
  • Toss well. Garnish with coriander.
  • Serve hot with tooth picks to pick up easily.