November 08, 2012

Paneer Makhanwala


Paneer 250 gm
1 large onion, minced
tomato puree200 gm
fresh cream100 gm
butter 2 tbsp
dried fenugreek leaves or kasoori methi 2 tbsp
red chilly powder 1/2 tsp
garam masala powder1/2 tsp
chopped coriander leaves 1tsp
sugar 1 tsp
Salt to taste


In a saucepan, add three cups of water. Turn off the heat once the water gets hot. Add paneer pieces in this water and keep aside. (Soaking in hot water makes the paneer soft.) Melt butter in a pan. Add tomato puree and minced onion. Saute till oil separates from this paste. Add kasoorimethi, saltas per taste, sugar and red chilly powder. Simmer for four to five minutes. Add cream and garam masalapowder and cook for two to three minutes. Drain the water from the paneer. Add the paneer pieces and cook for a minute. Serve hot, garnished with coriander.

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