Paneer Masala


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पनीर मसाला - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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The desi tongue drools at the sight of Paneer Masala. It is perhaps the first dish that comes to mind when one thinks of paneer. A succulent tomato-based gravy flavoured with an elaborate masala paste containing almost all the spices in your masala dabba together with onions, coconut, and other ingredients, plays host to cubes of soft, fresh paneer. Paneer absorbs the tangy flavours well, making the overall effect very enjoyable indeed.

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Paneer Masala recipe - How to make Paneer Masala

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
1 1/2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1 tbsp oil
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup fresh cream
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (using Approx. 2 Tbsp Water)
3/4 cup roughly chopped onions
2 tsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
1 tbsp freshly grated coconut
2 sticks cinnamon (dalchini)
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
6 peppercorns (kalimirch)
6 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
1 tbsp coriander (dhania) seeds
1 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
5 garlic (lehsun) cloves

For Serving
parathas
Method
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the prepared paste and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the cream, ½ cup of water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 6 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the paneer, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve hot with parathas.

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Reviews

Paneer Masala
5
 on 15 Sep 16 02:47 PM


This paneer subzi recipe is very quick. Paneer is everyone''s favourite at my place and they just loved this recipe. Served it with butter naan and it was a wonderful combination.
Paneer Masala
4
 on 07 Sep 16 05:30 PM


Good
Paneer Masala
5
 on 09 Jul 16 07:19 PM


Paneer Masala
5
 on 04 Jul 16 06:25 PM


Paneer Masala
5
 on 23 Oct 15 03:28 PM


Lovely recipe - the paneer is super yummy! However, I used only 1 red chilli, added 1 tsp sugar to balance the spice and replaced the cream with 3/4 cup of skimmed milk to make it a bit healthier. It''s fabulous!
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Aussie Girl. Please keep posting your lovely comments as you try our recipes.
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24 Oct 15 10:38 AM
Paneer Masala
5
 on 01 Aug 15 01:52 PM


suppa tasty tried in lunch today tangy spicy n mouth melting
Paneer Masala
5
 on 16 Apr 14 07:56 PM


Like all of your other paneer recipes this one too is a hit... Everyone loves paneer, and a dish like this one will leave you licking your fingers... A must try recipe... Quick to make and even quicker to finish...
Paneer Masala
5
 on 01 Feb 13 09:16 AM


Nice spicy paneer dish.