Paneer Makhanwala Recipe

Paneer Makhanwala is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Braise
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 block (around 400g) - Paneer
  • 2 tbsp - Butter
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - coriander-cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp - sour Cream
  • 1 tbsp - kasoori Methi
  • 1 tbsp - Honey
  • grind together for masala with no water: 2 - Onions
  • 3 - Tomatoes
  • 3 - Red Chillies
  • 1 inch piece - Ginger
  • 3 Cloves - Garlic
  • 2 tsp - grated Coconut
  • 2 tsp - Poppy Seeds
  • about 10 - cashews
  • 1 stick - Cinnamon
  • 4 - Cloves
  • 3 - Cardamom
  • 1 tsp - saunf/fennel seeds
  • How to Make Paneer Makhanwala:

    1. Cut the paneer into 1 inch pieces and shallow fry it in oil until it is light golden.
    2. Grind the above mentioned masala into a smooth paste, without adding any water.
    3. Heat the butter in a pan and add the ground masala.
    4. Fry the masala in medium flame, until it thickens and the oil separates.
    5. Now add the coriander-cumin powder, garam masala and the chilli powder.
    6. Fry for 2-3 more mins.
    7. Then add salt, honey, kasoori methi and the sour cream and stir well to combine.
    8. Let it cook for a couple of minutes and then add the fried paneer pieces to it and let it simmer for about 5-8 mins.
    9. Add some water if needed to get the right gravy consistency.
    10. Remove from flame and garnish with butter.
    11. Recipe courtesy: My Cooking Journey



     

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