Monday, August 25, 2008


  Paneer - 1/4 kg

  Big onion - 2 big

  Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tbsp

  Kashmiri chilly powder - 1 tsp

  Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp

  Turmeric powder - a pinch

  Cashewnut paste - 3 tbsps

  Kasoori methi - 1 tsp

  Tomatoes - 3, big

  Garam masala - 1/2 tsp

  Butter - 3 tbsps

  Fresh cream - 2 tbsps


  •    Heat 1 tbsp of butter in a pan and fry the paneer cubes, till it turns golden yellow.Transfer the fried paneer into another bowl and pour a glass of hot water into it. Allow it to soak for 5 mins and drain away the water.Cook onion in boiling water for 10 mins and make it into a paste.Blanch the tomatoes,peel the skin and make it a paste. Now , heat the remaining butter,add the onion paste and fry it,till it turns brown.Now, add the ginger-garlic paste and cook for about 3-4 mins.Add the cashewnut paste and chilly powder to it.Now,add the tomato paste,coriander powder,turmeric powder garam masala and salt.Allow it to cook for 5 mins,under low flame. Add the paneer cubes to this. Add a glass of water to this and cook for about 10 mins,under medium flame.Allow the gravy to thicken and add the remaining butter and fresh cream to it.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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