Thursday, August 30, 2007

Paneer Makhani

Paneer Makhani...Paneer in tomato sauce with other spices is a piquant dish which is easy make.Being a big paneer fan this dish rocks!

Ingredients :

200 Grams of Paneer(Fry the paneer cubes in oil)
1 1/2 cups of Tomato Puree
2 green chillis
1 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste
A little more than 1/2 tablespoon of red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon of garam masala powder
1/2 teaspoon of cardamom powder
2-3 tablespoon of Butter/Ghee
1/2 teaspoon of Peppercorns/black pepper powder
5-6 cloves
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon of Kasuri Methi(dried fenugreek leaves)
2-3 tablespoon of Malai
Oil ( to fry paneer)

Heat 2-3 tablespoon of butter in a deep saute pan.Fry the cloves,bay leaf,peppercorns/pepper powder,cardamom powder,green chillies and ginger garlic paste.Stir well and add the tomato puree,salt,red chilli powder,garam masala powder.Mix well,cover the pan and boil it for 6-7 mins.Keep stirring for 5 more mins in medium flame .
Now add the fried paneer cubes and the kasuri methi.cook on medium heat for 7-8 mins.Add malai and serve hot with rice/rotis.

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