Basic Pasanda Gravy, Restaurant Style Pasanda Gravy Recipe
by Tarla Dalal
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Basic Pasanda Gravy, this unique gravy is made using browned onions and boiled onion paste, thus giving it a pale whitish colour. It is enriched with cashewnuts which masks the mild spicy taste of the gravy. It is a versatile gravy and can be used with other vegetables besides the classic “paneer” combination.
- Combine all the ingredients in a deep non-stick pan with ¾ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside to cool slightly.
- Blend in a mixer to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the onions and deep-fry on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in colour. Drain on an absorbent paper.
- Combine the onions and 2 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the onion and cashew paste and cook on a medium flame for a 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the chilli powder and garam masala, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Lower the flame, add the curds, mix well and cook for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
- Add the prepared brown onion paste and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
- Use as required.
- Use this gravy on the same day to make recipes like paneer tikki pasanda, if you wish to store it in the deep-freezer for a few weeks ensure that you avoid adding curds as they may get spoilt on storing.
- Cool the gravy completely, pour in food-grade zip lock bags or airtight containers and store under refrigerated conditions. While making the subzi using the stored gravy, thaw and use it as per the recipe.
- Towards the end, add the curds, mix well and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
Nutrient values per cup
|Vitamin A||487.7 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.2 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0.2 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.8 mg|
|Vitamin C||15.5 mg|
|Folic Acid||14.5 mcg|
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