Thursday, October 28, 2010

PANEER MAKHANI

Cottage cheese (paneer),
1 inch cubes 400 grams
Green chillies, chopped 2-3
Butter ¼ cup
Bay leaves 2
Black peppercorns 8-10

Cinnamon 2 inch stick

Green cardamoms 5
Cloves 10
Ginger paste 1 tablespoon
Garlic paste 1 tablespoon
Tomato puree 2 cups

Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 tablespoon
Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Sugar/honey 2 tablespoons

Dried fenugreek leaves
(kasuri methi) ½ teaspoon
Fresh cream 1 cup

METHOD
Cut the paneer into one inch cubes or triangles. Remove stem, wash and chop green chillies.
Take butter in a microwave dish, heat uncovered, for thirty seconds on Microwave HIGH (100%). Remove and add bay leaves, black peppercorns, cinnamon, green cardamoms and cloves. Add ginger paste, garlic paste and green chillies. Stir well and cook, uncovered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for three minutes.
Add tomato puree, Kashmiri red chilli powder, garam masala powder, salt and one and a half cups of water. Cook, covered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for ten minutes.
Add sugar or honey and crushed kasuri methi. Adjust salt and mix well.
Add the paneer pieces, cook, uncovered on Microwave MEDIUM (70%) for eight minutes.
Add fresh cream. Cook, uncovered, on Microwave LOW (50%) for two to three minutes. Serve ho

1 comment:

  1. Please add some more interesting and different paneer delightzz....!!!

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