Paneer Shahjahani

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Paneer Shahjahani

  • Pre-heat oil in a deep dish.
  • Fry the cashew nuts using the CRISP mode for 1 minute 30 seconds.
  • Add the raisins and fry for another 1 minute.
  • Using a slotted spoon, remove the dried fruits from the oil and drain excess oil by placing on absorbent paper.
  • Cut cottage cheese into 1 inch cubes and fry in the same oil for 3 minutes using the CRISP mode.
  • Stir the cottage cheese and continue for another 1 minute in the CRISP mode.
  • Strain the oil and pour into a deep dish along with the onions, ginger and garlic paste, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder, mace powder, garam masala powder and bay leaf.
  • Stir all the ingredients well and cook in the CRISP mode for 4 minutes, stirring once more during the 4 minutes.
  • Add the tomato puree along with the sugar and salt into the onion and spice mixture, mix well and cook in the microwave mode for 10 minutes at 850 W.
  • Add the fried cottage cheese and three fourths of the fried dried fruits and allow to cook in the microwave mode for 4 minutes at 750 W.
  • Stir in 2 tbsps of the cream into the gravy, dish out the paneer into a serving dish and garnish with the reserved dried fruits and the remaining 2 tbsp of cream.