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Saturday, March 14, 2009

Creamy Paneer

250 gms Paneer(Cottage cheese)
1 cup tomato puree
2 tbsp cashew nuts
2 green chillies
a small piece of ginger
1 cup of milk
50 gms fresh cream
A pinch of garam masala
1/2 tsp of red chilly powder
A pinch of sugar
Salt to taste

Make a smooth paste of ginger, green chilly and cashew nuts in a mixer.
Put some butter in afrying pan. And roast the cahew paste in it. Once it gets light brown or reddish colour. Add tomato puree to it. Mix well and cook for 5 mins.
Cut paneer into small cubes. And add it to the puree and cashew paste.Mix it well.
Add milk to it and let it cook for 5 mins. Add 1 cup of water and cover the pan half with lid. Let the water evaporate. Stir occasionally so that it does not stick to the pan.
Add salt,chilly powder, garam masala and mix well.
Add a pinch of sugar and cook for 3 more mins.
Add fresh cream mix well and creamy paneer is ready to it.

1 comment:

  1. Wow! that looks really delicious.
    If only I could make that.