Wednesday, 27 July 2011

Kaju Paneer (Paneer in rich Kaju Gravy)


200gm  Paneer, cut into 1 inch cubes
2large tomatoes( grind it & make puree)
2 large onions  chopped
1 cup of cashew nuts  (grind it to a fine powder)
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
2 tbsp coriander powder
1 tbsp cumin powder
1tsp kashmiri red chili powder
1 tsp turmeric
½ tsp Cumin Seeds
1 inch Cinnamon
3 Cloves
1 Bay Leaf
1 tsp Sugar
1 Tbsp Dried Fenugreek Leaves
2 Tbsp Oil
1 tsp butter
Milk 1cup
Salt to taste
1tsp garam masala
Chopped coriander leaves
Heat oil in a kadai.Fry the paneer pieces & keep them aside.
Heat Oil in a pan, add cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf. Then add cumin seeds. when the jeera splutters add  chopped onions & saute till golden brown. Add  chili pwd , haldi , fenugreek leaves and combine. Then add ginger-garlic paste. Saute for 2-3 minutes till raw smell disappears from masala. Add tomato puree and saute it for a min, Now add coriander -cumin pwd and salt. Now add cashew nuts powder & mix properly. Add 1/2 cups of water & sauté for 2-3 min.
Slowly add milk and let it cook for some time.Add the paneer  pieces and cook for 2 minutes in a low flame  till the gravy becomes thick.Now add 1tsp butter & garam masala  to the gravy. Mix well & turn off the gas & Garnish with coriander leaves.Goes well with roti/Puris/ naan/ paratha .

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