Paneer Tamatar ki Sabji Recipe

Paneer Tamatar ki Sabji is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 26 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Side Dish
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Saute
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Cottage cheese (paneer)- 250 g
  • Tomatoes, roughly chopped - 8-10
  • Tamarind - 1/2 lemon-sized ball
  • Ginger, roughly chopped - 2 " piece
  • Garlic, crushed - 10-12 Cloves
  • Whole dry Red Chillies - 6-8
  • Sesame oil (til oil) - 1 tbsp
  • 1 tsp- Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp- Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp- Curry leaves
  • 20- Cinnamon, 3 inch sticks
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Paneer Tamatar ki Sabji:

    1. Cut paneer into 4 inch pieces.
    2. Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup warm water for 30 minutes.
    3. Extract the pulp, strain and set aside.
    4. Heat a pan and saute chopped tomatoes, ginger, crushed garlic and red chillies.
    5. Add 1/2 cup water and boil.
    6. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until it reduces to half.
    7. Remove from heat.
    8. Now cool and sieve in a soup strainer.
    9. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard and cumin seeds.
    10. Add curry leaves, cinnamon, turmeric powder, coriander powder and cumin powder.
    11. Stir-fry for 1 min.
    12. Add the strained tomato mixture. Let it boil.
    13. Add the tamarind pulp and salt.
    14. Reduce heat and the paneer.
    15. Simmer for 2- 3 minutes.
    16. Serve hot.



     

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