Paneer Lajawab

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 250 gm - paneer (cottage cheese)
  • 1/4 cup - beaten curd
  • 1/2 cup - milk
  • 1 tbsp - cashew nut paste
  • 1 tbsp - khus khus paste
  • 4 - tomatoes, chopped fine
  • 1 - onion, chopped into strips
  • 3 tbsp - butter
  • 1/2 inch piece - ginger, chopped fine
  • 2 - green chillies, chopped fine
  • 2 - cardamoms, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 2 tbsp - tomato sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • To Garnish:
  • 2 tbsp - grated paneer
  • 1 tbsp - chopped coriander

How to Make Paneer Lajawab

  • Chop the paneer into 2 inch fingers.
  • Heat half the butter.
  • Add onion, ginger, green chillies and cardamoms. Fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and cook for 7-8 minutes, covered.
  • Add cashewnuts and khus khus paste and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Add curd and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add 1/2 cup water and cool.
  • Blend in a mixie till smooth.
  • Heat remaining butter, add gravy and other ingredients, except milk and paneer.
  • Boil to get a very thick gravy.
  • Just before serving, heat it.
  • Add milk and paneer fingers and boil for 3-4 minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and grated paneer.

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