Rich Paneer Masala

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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