Kaju Paneer

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb - paneer (deep fry after making cubes)
  • 2 - medium onions (finely chopped )
  • 2 - 3 - tomatoes, pureed (depending on the gravy you need)
  • 2 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1 - green chilli (grind with ginger-garlic paste above)
  • 1 tsp - kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp - poppy seeds (khuskhus)
  • 15 - whole cashews (kaju)
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 sprigs - cilantro
  • 1 cardamom (elcha)
  • 3 tsp - oil

How to Make Kaju Paneer

  • Soak kaju & khuskhus for 1/2 hour or more.
  • Grind into a paste (add water, if needed).
  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil.
  • Put slightly crushed cardamom.
  • Add onions and fry till slightly brown.
  • Add tomato puree & ginger-garlic-green chilli paste.
  • Fry till oil separates.
  • Add chilli powder, turmeric powder and fry.
  • Add kasuri methi and fry only for 10 secs.
  • Add ground kaju-khuskhus paste, salt & water.
  • Let it boil.
  • Add fried paneer cubes and bring to one more boil.
  • Add garam masala.
  • Garnish with cilantro.

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