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Paneer Peshawari

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250 gms Paneer, cubed
1 Onion, finely chopped
1 Tomato, finely chopped
1 Onion, sliced
1 Tomato, sliced
1 Capsicum, sliced
2 Green Chillies, finely chopped
3-4 tbsp Oil (or as required)
1 tsp Jeera seeds
1 tbsp Ginger – Garlic Paste
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Jeera Powder
1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
1/2 tsp Kasoori Methi (Roast on a hot tawa for 10-15 seconds. Remove and crush in between hands)
1/4 tsp Black Pepper Powder
1 tbsp Boiled Cashewnut Paste (Boil 5-6 Cashews and then grind to a paste)
1 tbsp Butter
Salt to Taste
Coriander Leaves, for Garnishing
A pinch of crushed Kasoori Methi, for Garnishing
A little Cream, for Garnishing

Heat oil in a kadai.
Add jeera seeds & allow to crackle.
Then add in the chopped onions and sauti until light brown.
Add ginger – garlic paste + chopped tomatoes.
Cook till the oil surfaces on top.
Dilute the turmeric powder + jeera powder + garam masala powder + pepper powder in 2 tbsp water & add to the gravy.
Also add in the chopped green chillies.
Bhuno the masala for 2 mins.
Then add in the sliced onions + tomatoes + capsicum + 8-10 tbsp water.
Mix & cook for a couple of mins.
Then add in the cashewnut paste + butter + salt to taste.
Mix well & cook for 2-3 mins.
Finally add in the cream + crushed kasoori methi + paneer cubes & cook for a further 5 mins or until the paneer heats thru & becomes soft.
Check & adjust the seasoning.
Dish out the “Paneer Peshwari” in a bowl.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, sprinkle with crushed kasoori methi & dot with some cream.

Serve with Roti or Naan & Enjoy.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

1 comment

naveed parwaiz June 10, 2013 - 11:42 am

Nice I will try


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