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Paneer and Mixed Vegetable Curry Recipe

Paneer and Mixed Vegetable Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 7 August, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 2.5 based on 100 votes
2.5

Paneer and mixed vegetable curry recipe is a divine recipe for paneer lovers. The popular vegetarian curry is made with easy stewing technique.

The curry dish is favorite comfort food of many. The main vegetables used are carrot, peas, French beans and potato. The spice mix is used to flavor the recipe further; poppy seeds, fennel and cashew nuts are what weave the magic right into the recipe.

The recipe has very light gravy and paneer cubes are added along with malai. The dish is best relished with butter naan or parantha. Learn how to make this recipe with our easy steps.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup - shelled Green peas
  • 1 carrot, medium size, peeled and diced
  • 1 potato, medium size, peeled and diced
  • 150 g - Paneer (cubed)
  • 1.5 cup - onion, thinly sliced
  • a handful of French beans, diced
  • 2 tbsp - Poppy Seeds
  • 1 tsp - Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 2 tbsp - Cashew nuts
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee or oil
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • 3 Cloves
  • 3 Cardamom
  • 2 pieces Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp - ginger, minced
  • 1.5 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 2 tsp - Kasoori Methi
  • 4 tbsp - Tomato puree
  • 3 to 4 tbsp - clotted Cream (Malai)
  • oil to deep fry
  • salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves and Cream to garnish
  • How to Make Paneer and Mixed Vegetable Curry:

    1. Combine all the vegetables.
    2. Add about 1.5 cup of water and 1/2 tsp salt. Cook till soft but not mushy.
    3. Roast poppy seeds and fennel (do not use oil) and powder together with cashew nuts.
    4. Add little water and grind to a smooth paste.
    5. Heat the Ghee or oil in a Kadai. Add sugar.
    6. Let the sugar melt and caramelize (Do not stir during this time). Add the whole spices, followed by onion and ginger.
    7. Fry till onion is golden brown.
    8. Mix all the powders with little water to a paste and add to the Kadai.
    9. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
    10. Add Kasoori Methi, tomato puree and 2 tbsp of water. Simmer gently for 5 minutes.
    11. Now, add the paneer cubes and mix well. Add the cooked vegetables, Cashew mixture and salt to taste. Simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in the Malai and remove from fire.
    12. Garnish with coriander leaves and drizzle with little cream or Malai. Serve hot with Chapatti or Paratha.




     

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