Paneer in white gravy

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 250 g - paneer
  • 15 - almonds
  • 5-8 - cashew nuts
  • 3-4 - dry apricot
  • 1 tbsp - sesame seeds (white), dry roasted
  • 250 ml - milk
  • 50 gm - fresh light cream
  • Green chillies, to taste
  • 1 cup - green vegetables (French beans, green peas, capsicum, etc.)
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp - olive oil (extra-virgin)/any cooking oil

How to Make Paneer in white gravy

  • Soak almonds, cashew, apricot, and sesame seeds in enough hot milk for 25-30 minutes.
  • In the meantime, cut the vegetables in small cubes and keep aside.
  • Cut the paneer in cubes and marinate with salt.
  • Now make a smooth paste with the soaked nuts and seeds.
  • In a pan/kadai, put 1/2 tbsp of oil, add slit green chillies and fry.
  • Add the vegetables and saute lightly. Do not let them brown.
  • Now add the white (nut) paste and mix well.
  • Add some water and let it simmer till the vegetables are cooked.
  • Be careful that the milk does not burn or the gravy dry up.
  • Add the paneer and the cream. Add more milk to get the consistency you prefer.
  • Add salt.
  • Serve hot with ajwain/lachhaa/plain paranthas.