Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Achari Paneer Masala


Soft Paneer cubes simmered in spicy and tangy gravy…. Perfect for weekend menu.


Ingredients:

200 gm cottage cheese (paneer), chopped in cubes
1/2 red capsicum, chopped
1/2 green capsicum, chopped
1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp onion seeds
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
2 dry red chillies
2 bay leaves
3 tbsp oil
3 large tomatoes, pureed
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tsp red chilli powder or to taste
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves, finely chopped

Method:

  • Heat oil; add chillies and bay leaves. Add mustard, onion and fennel seeds.
  • When seeds start crackle, add ginger-garlic paste and saute well.
  • Add chopped onions, when they turn pink; add chopped capsicums.
  • Cook on low flame till capsicums turn soft and tender.
  • Add tomato puree and dry masalas. Stir and cook for 4-5 min or till oil separates.
  • Add 1/2 cup hot water and salt and cook until gravy looks thick.
  • Mix in the paneer cubes and cook covered for few minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or rice.


8 comments:

  1. Tempting clicks....... Lovely presentation!!

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  2. Paneer looks great!! totally tempting..

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  3. Yummy and tasty panner.....!!

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  4. Those flavors inside the dish? Taking my breath away.

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  5. mouth watering dish...... beautiful pic... loved it....

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  6. Thank you all for the comments...

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