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Paneer Lajawab Recipe

Paneer Lajawab is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 250 gm - Paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 1/4 cup - beaten Curd
  • 1/2 cup - Milk
  • 1 tbsp - Cashew nut paste
  • 1 tbsp - Khus Khus paste
  • 4 - tomatoes, chopped fine
  • 1 - onion, chopped into strips
  • 3 tbsp - Butter
  • 1/2 inch piece - ginger, chopped fine
  • 2 - green chillies, chopped fine
  • 2 - cardamoms, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp - Tomato sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • To Garnish:
  • 2 tbsp - grated Paneer
  • 1 tbsp - chopped coriander
  • How to Make Paneer Lajawab:

    1. Chop the paneer into 2 inch fingers.
    2. Heat half the butter.
    3. Add onion, ginger, green chillies and cardamoms. Fry for 3-4 minutes.
    4. Add tomatoes and cook for 7-8 minutes, covered.
    5. Add cashewnuts and khus khus paste and simmer for 2 minutes.
    6. Add curd and cook for 5 minutes.
    7. Add 1/2 cup water and cool.
    8. Blend in a mixie till smooth.
    9. Heat remaining butter, add gravy and other ingredients, except milk and paneer.
    10. Boil to get a very thick gravy.
    11. Just before serving, heat it.
    12. Add milk and paneer fingers and boil for 3-4 minutes.
    13. Garnish with chopped coriander and grated paneer.



     

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