Paneer Lababdar

Paneer Lababdar, low fat paneer cubes in an aromatic, spicy gravy with sautéed onions, this vegetable is sure to be the talk of your meal. This subzi makes a perfect combination with oat and spring onion paratha.

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Low-fat paneer cubes in an aromatic, spicy gravy with sautéed onions, the Paneer Lababdar is sure to be the highlight of your meal. Using low-fat paneer ensures that this flavourful dish is low in fat but rich in calcium and protein. For the best outcome, use soft paneer cubes, ideally homemade! Serve this subzi hot with whole wheat paratha.

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Paneer Lababdar recipe - How to make Paneer Lababdar

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1 cup low-fat paneer (cottagte cheese) cubes
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp roasted and crushed coriander (dhania) seeds
3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , coarsely powdered
1/2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste
1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 tsp cornflour dissolved in 1/2 cup low-fat milk (99.7% fat-free)
1/4 tsp garam masala
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving
whole wheat parathas
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds, crushed coriander seeds, coarsely powdered dry kashmiri red chillies, dried fenugreek leaves, onions and ginger-garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till the onions turn slightly brown in colour.
  2. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder and 4 tbsp of water and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Remove from the flame and allow it to cool slightly and then blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
  4. Transfer the paste into a deep non-stick pan, add the cornflour-milk mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the paneer, garam masala and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with whole wheat parathas.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy45 cal
Protein2 g
Carbohydrates5.9 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat1.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium26.2 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Heart CookbookBuy this cookbook

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Paneer Lababdar
 on 22 May 15 03:26 AM

nice i like that.. also see that recipe.. thanks
Paneer Lababdar
 on 29 May 14 09:30 AM

Amazingly Quick... and utterly delicious... the ground red chilies add a great punch of heat to this tangy gravy... hot parathas or even jeera rice this dish is a compliment to any accompaniment.. Enjoy!!!
Paneer Lababdar
 on 25 Apr 13 10:08 AM

Low fat paneer cooked in a nice spicy red gravy. Perfect for a healthy meal.