Friday, April 1, 2011

Other Indian Recipes - Paneer Curry

This is one more of my son's favorite 'Spicy Paneer Recipe'. He keeps requesting it often. If I make it only for him, then I reduce the spice otherwise I add little ghee while serving.

Paneer Curry
Ingredients :
500 Grms Paneer
1 1/2 Medium Onions
2 Tomatoes
2 Bay leaf
1 Inch Dalchini
4 Cloves
1 Tsp Ginger Garlic paste
1 Tsp Red Chilli powder
1 1/2 Tsp Dhaniya powder
1/2 Tsp Jeera Powder
1/4 Tsp  Turmeric
1/2 Tsp Whole Jeera
10 Kaju
2 Tbsp Oil
Salt to taste
1 Cup of water

Saute Kaju in a pan and make a smooth paste with water. Saute whole along with Onion pieces  and make a smooth paste. Puree Tomatoes too into a smooth Paste.

Fry Paneer pieces lightly in oil and take them aside.

In the same oil add Bay leaf, dalchini and cloves, let them fry for few seconds. Add Onion paste and Ginger Garlic paste and fry a little. Add Turmeric,Red chilli powder, Jeera Powder, Dhaniya Powder , Kaju paste and let them brown till oil separates. Add some water if required. Add Tomato puree , salt , water and let it cook for 15 minutes. Add Paneer pieces , let it cook for more 5 minutes and take it off the stove. Serve it with Rice or Roti.

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