Paneer is Common affair at my place because my hubby loves paneer & he can consume in any form . He is a big paneer lover .
This is totally lips Smacking & restaurant style curry !!
This is never fail recipe .. It goes perfect with anything . Either Roti , Paratha , Nan Or any type of Rice Dish !!
Creamy & rich in taste
200 gram Paneer ( Cottage Cheese)
2 big size Onion ( finely chopped )
4 ripe red tomatoes (chopped )
1-2tbsp chopped ginger
1-2tbsp chopped garlic
2-3 chopped green Chillies
1/2 tsp black pepper powder
1-2 green cardamom
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1-2 bay leaf
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1tbsp coriander powder
1 tbsp red chilly powder ( Kashmiri lal) or to taste
1tbsp garam masala or to taste
1/2 tsp sugar
3-4 tbsp fresh cream ( you may increase 😜)
1 tsp crushed kasuri methi ( dry fenugreek )
2-3 tbsp butter
Chopped coriander for garnishing
Firstly we will make paste for gravy !!
In a pan or wok add little oil or butter.
Add half of chopped onion & ginger garlic, chopped green chillies,clove , green cardamom .
Add black pepper powder or even you can add whole black pepper instead of powder .
Cook for sometime then add Chopped tomatoes . Cook for 5minutes over medium heat .
Now add cashew nuts & almonds !
Add some salt & half cup of water!
Cook for some time around 5-7 minutes Then let it cool completely !
Now shift this mixture into blender & blend Throughly !
Now your paste for gravy is ready !
Now again in same wok add butter / ghee / oil ..
Add cumin seeds & bay leaf …
after crackling add remaining
chopped onion !!
Cook for some time until it becomes translucent .
Then add paste which we made for gravy!!
Cook for sometime around 8-10 minutes .. Until it start to loose oil !!
Then add turmeric powder , red chilly powder , coriander powder & some garam masala , sugar & 1/2 cup of water … Again cook for sometime around 8-10 min over low to medium heat .
Now add fresh cream & stir for some time. Add crushed kasuri methi .
Mix Well ..
Now add little fried paneer cubes or even you can add fresh paneer pieces.
Let it cook paneer cubes in gravy for 2 minutes .
Now turn off heat .At last add remaining garam masala powder & garnish by chopped coriander !!
Serve hot with Roti, Paratha , Nan or even you serve this with any Biryani , Pulav or Zeera Rice !
It goes perfect with everything !
All done !
( you can adjust any ingredients according to your taste buds )