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Paneer Lababdar Recipe

Paneer Lababdar is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Paneer, cut in cubes - 200 gms
  • Cashew - 1/4 cup
  • Onion, chopped - 2
  • Tomato, chopped - 2
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Green chilli, finely chopped - 1
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 3/4 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala - 1 tsp
  • Kitchen King masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seed- 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for cooking
  • How to Make Paneer Lababdar:

    1. Take the cubed paneer and immerse them in a bowl of warm water.
    2. This process will keep the paneer cubes soft.
    3. Heat 1-2 tsp oil in kadai/pan. Add chopped onion and saute for 2-4 min.
    4. Blanch the tomatoes and peel the skin.
    5. Grind the onion and tomato together to make a paste.
    6. To make cashew paste just soak cashew in warm water for 15 mins and then grind it to smooth paste using little milk or water. Keep aside.
    7. Heat 2-3 tsp oil in kadai/pan and cumin seed. Once they start spluttering add ginger garlic paste and chopped green chilli. Cook for few sec.
    8. Add the onion-tomato paste, salt and all dry masala powder and cook for 4-5 mins or till oil starts separating.
    9. Add the cashew paste, mix well and let it cook for a couple of mins.
    10. Add more water to get the right consistency.
    11. Add the paneer cubes to the gravy and simmer for 2-3 mins.
    12. Add butter at last. Adding butter at the end will enhance the taste.
    13. Turn off the heat.
    14. Serve with Naan/paratha/rice/pulao.


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