Thursday, March 20, 2014

Paneer in White Gravy

Time 20 min
Paneer cubes 1/2 cup
Chopped onion lenghwise, 1 big size
Potato cooked and smashed 2 tbsp
Cashewnuts 2 tbsp
Pepper powder 1/2 tsp 
Kashmiri red chili 1
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Bay leaves 2
Big cardamom 1
Cloves 2-3
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tbsp

Soak cashewnuts in water for 1 hr.
Boiled potato,peeled and smashed. Keep it aside.
Boil onion in 1/2 cup of water. Then in blender blend, onion, cooked smashed potato, and cashewnuts.
Heat oil in pan. Add cumin seeds, red chili and khada masala saute for 2-3 minutes. 
Then add white paste. Saute for 2-3 min.
Then add pepper powder, salt and 2 tsp water, saute for 3-4 min. 
Then add paneer cubes. Mix well. cook for 3-4 min.
Switch off flame. While serving remove red chili and bay leaves. Serve hot with roti or naan.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Tamarind Rice

Time 10 min
Cooked Basmati rice 1 cup
Tamarind 2 tbsp
Red chili 1 big or 2 small
Groundnuts 1 tbsp
Grated ginger 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves 3-4
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
Pinch of asafoetida
Ghee 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Cook rice with salt and ghee in pressure cooker till it is cooked completely. (remember to add less water so that rice will be dry). Allow it to cool. 
Soak tamarind and red chili in water for 1/2 hr. Then grind in mixer by adding 1-2 tbsp water. 
Heat ghee in thick bottom non stick sauce pan. Then add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, pinch of asafoetida, groundnuts and curry leaves. After mustard seeds pops out, add ginger and tamarind paste. Saute for 1-2 minutes. Then add cooked rice and little salt. Mix well. Simmer on low flame for 2-3 min. Serve hot.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Paneer Jalfrezi

Time 20 min
Paneer cubes 1/2 cup
Chopped capsicum lenghwise, 1/4 cup
Chopped onions lenghwise 1 big size
Chopped tomato cubes 1 big size
Chopped carrot lenghwise 1/4 cup
Chopped french beans 1/4 cup
Chopped red and yellow bell pepper lenghwise 1/4 cup
Babycorn lenghwise 1/4 cup
pepper powder 1/2 tsp 
Salt to taste
Coriander powder 1/4 tsp
Amchur powder 1/4 tsp
Tomato ketchup 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
Oil 2 tbsp

Heat oil in pan. Add cumin seeds and onions, fry 2-3 minutes. 
Then add all veggies except tomato. Mix and roast for 2 -3 min on high flame. 
Then add salt and add 1/2 tsp water cover with lid and cook till it get tender (approximately 4-5 min otherwise it will get overcooked). 
Then add coriander powder, amchur powder, tomato ketch up and pepper powder. Mix well. Stir for 1-2 min.
Then add paneer cubes and tomatoes. Mix well. Cook for 2 min. Switch off flame. Serve hot with roti or rice.

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