Tuesday, October 16, 2012


Paneer – 200 gms
Ghee – 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves for garnish

For the Marinade

Thick curds – 3 tbsp
Juice of half a lime
Salt and Pepper to taste
Haldi – a pinch

For the Masala

Kashmiri Red chillies – 5*
Coriander seeds – 1 tsp
Jeera – 1/2 tsp
Methi/Fenugreek – 1/4 tsp
Tamarind – a small piece

Chop paneer into small cubes.
Mix all the ingredients mentioned under marinade and put in the cubed paneer.Mix well so that the paneer cubes are coated well with the marinade.Keep aside for 1-2 hrs.
In a kadai,roast together the ingredients for the masala for about 5 minutes.Grind to a smooth paste adding enough water as required.
Back to the kadai-add 1 tbsp ghee and the ground masala.Saute till the masala starts leaving oil on the sides.
Mix in the paneer and the remaining 1 tbsp ghee.Check for salt.
Roast on simmer for about 10 minutes or till the paneer cubes are well coated with the masala.
Garnish with freshly chopped coriander and serve hot.

1 comment:

  1. Awesome recipe - I used mushrooms instead of paneer. Tasted so yummy, my family loved it