Paneer in pista cilantro gravy

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - paneer cubes
  • 1 - large onion, finely sliced
  • 1 - bay leaf
  • 2 - cardamoms
  • Small stick of cinnamon
  • 2 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp - single cream (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp - dried fenugreek leaves
  • Salt
  • For Grinding:
  • 1/2 cup - pista soaked in water
  • 1/2 bunch - fresh coriander leaves
  • 2 or 3 - green chillies

How to Make Paneer in pista cilantro gravy

  • Heat oil in a pan and fry the spices (bay leaf, cardamom and cinnamon stick) for a min. Add the onion and fry until soft. Allow it to cool and whizz the mixture in a blender. Now grind the soaked pista along with green chillies and coriander leaves to a smooth paste, by adding little water.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the ginger - garlic paste and fry for a few seconds. Now add the onion mixture and fry for a minute or so. Keep stirring to prevent it from sticking.
  • Add the ground pista gravy along with salt and mix it well. Fold in the paneer and simmer for a couple of minute. Before taking off from the heat, add cream.
  • Crumble in the fenugreek leaves and stir well.
  • Delicious paneer in pista korma is ready to be served.