Paneer Masala

Paneer Masala

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पनीर मसाला - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Paneer Masala in Hindi) 

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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 (4 serving )
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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
  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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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy298 cal
Protein8.6 g
Carbohydrates9.5 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat25.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium15.2 mg
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Paneer Masala
 on 13 Jul 17 12:45 PM

thanx for sharing this palak paneer recipe, my family is crazy for palak paneer , this is so easy n looks delicious.
Paneer Masala
 on 04 Jul 17 03:59 PM

Thanks so much, my Paneer Masala recipe was so yummy. Your recipe is very simple to follow. surely I will share this recipe to my relatives. My family will enjoy it. Thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback.
04 Jul 17 04:36 PM
Paneer Masala
 on 08 Jun 17 06:41 PM

What are the calories in 1 serving of paneer masala
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Tarla Dalal    298 calories. The Calories table is below the recipe. Thanks for asking.
09 Jun 17 09:33 AM
Paneer Masala
 on 09 Mar 17 05:15 PM

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Tarla Dalal    Hi Ruma , we are delighted you loved the Paneer Masala recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
09 Jun 17 09:35 AM
Paneer Masala
 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
 on 07 Sep 16 05:30 PM

Paneer Masala
 on 09 Jul 16 07:19 PM

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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Tina. Glad you liked the Paneer Masala.
04 Jul 17 04:38 PM
Paneer Masala
 on 04 Jul 16 06:25 PM

Paneer Masala
 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.
24 Oct 15 10:38 AM
Paneer Masala
 on 01 Aug 15 01:52 PM

suppa tasty tried in lunch today tangy spicy n mouth melting
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