Paneer Curd Bake


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Not the same old baked vegetables or pasta.
Here is a recipe to suite or indian palette. Paneer marinated and baked with onion and capsicum in curd sauce.
The slight sourness of hung curd gives a kick to the recipe.
Goes well with our Indian bread roti or even better lachha paratha.

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Paneer Curd Bake recipe - How to make Paneer Curd Bake

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 serving
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To Be Mixed Together For The Marinade
1 tbsp cashewnut (kaju) paste
1 tbsp grated processed cheese
1 tbsp fresh cream
1 tbsp thick hung curds (dahi)
1 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic (adrak-lehsun) paste
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper powder
3/4 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
a pinch of dried mango powder (amchur)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
200 gms paneer (cottage cheese) , cut into 1" pieces
2 onions , diced into 1" pieces
1 capsicum , diced into 1/2" pieces
1/3 cup hung curds (dahi)
1/3 cup fresh cream
1/2 tsp black peppercorns (kalimirch) or to taste
salt to taste
1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika) or more to taste
butter to grease baking tray
  1. Combine the paneer with the marinade, mix well and keep aside for 20 min.
  2. In a greased baking tray, arrange the marinated paneer pieces, drizzle 1/2 tsp oil over paneer and bake in a pre-heated oven for 5-7 minutes at 200°C.
  3. Turn all the paneer pieces, drizzle with 1/2 tsp oil and bake again for more 5-7 minutes or till the marinade gets dried. Keep aside.
  4. Combine the hung curd, fresh cream, salt and pepper in a bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
  5. Arrange the onion and capsicum pieces over the paneer pieces, pour the prepared hung curd sauce over it, sprinkle the chili flakes.
  6. Reduce the oven temperature to 180°C and bake for 15 minutes or till light brown and set.
  7. Remove from the oven and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  8. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by Shreya Jaiswal on 09 Jun 2011
Hi I am Shreya from Nagpur. I am an Interior Designer by profession.

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