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Rich Paneer Masala Recipe

Rich Paneer Masala is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • Onions - 4 (Big)
  • Tomatoes - 4 (Big)
  • 1 tsp - Ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - Haldi powder
  • 1 tsp - Chilli powder
  • Salt according to taste
  • 2.5 tsp - Jeera powder
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1.5 cup - Cold Milk
  • 10 to 15 - Cashewnuts (Ground to a paste with a little milk)
  • Paneer - One slab
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • How to Make Rich Paneer Masala:

    1. Dice onions and saute them in a little oil till they are transparent and keep aside.
    2. Dice tomatoes and saute them in a little oil till they are cooked.
    3. Once cooled, grind the onions to paste separately and the tomatoes separately ( note: take off the skin of the tomatoes before grinding them )
    4. Now take a kadai and add some oil.
    5. Saute the onions paste first and now add the ginger-garlic paste.
    6. Fry for two minutes till the raw smell goes.
    7. Now add the tomato paste and saute them for about 5 minutes.
    8. Add the salt, haldi powder, chilli powder and jeera powder and saute for another two minutes
    9. Then add the garam masala.
    10. Add the cashewnut paste and saute for 2 more minutes.
    11. Finally add the milk and allow it to boil for 2 to 3 minutes
    12. Now add the cut paneer pieces ( paneer cut into 1/2 inch pieces
    13. Simmer for 5 minutes and just before taking out garnish with coriander leaves.


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