Friday, January 4, 2013

Paneer Makhani.

Whenever I cook any Paneer preparation I prefer to Prepare Paneer at home. Because any how I feel homemade paneer is tastier than the shop. Have to prepare something for a vegetarian party so I made some Paneer Makhani. Paneer Makhani is very famous dish in North India and specially in Dhaba's. 

This dish is made with Paneer or Cottage Cheese with lots of heavy cream. This one is perfect for any party with Naan or Paratha. 

Preparation time: 10 mints.
Cooking time: 20 mints.
Serve for 4 people.

1.Paneer : 150 gm.
2.One large chopped onion.
3.One medium chopped tomato.
4.One tea spoon ginger and garlic paste.
5.One table spoon cashew nuts paste.
6.Two table spoon thick cream.
7.Half cup milk.
8.Cumin powder, Coriander Powder, Red chili powder (one tea spoon of each item).
9.One table spoon curd.
10.Salt and sugar asper taste.
11.One cinnamon stick one small bay leave . 
12.A pinch of garam masala powder, A pinch of kasoori meethi.
12.Sunflower oil for cooking.
13.Half tea spoon butter.


Boil the onions and tomatoes, after that make a smooth paste with that.

Cut the paneer into small cube size pieces. Shallow fry them in oil till they become golden brown.

Now add some more oil in vessel and add the cinnamon stick and bay leave after few second add the boiled onion and tomato paste on it. Fry till the raw smell goes off.

Now add the ginger garlic paste, all spice powder with some salt and sugar and cook till the oil separate.

Now add the well bitten curd and the kasoori methi and mix well with the masala.

Now add the fried paneer pieces into the masala and mix nicely.

Now add the fresh cream and the milk and cook till the gravy become thick finally add the butter and garam masala powder and mix well. 

Serve hot with Naan or Paratha.