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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Paneer Pasanda | A tempting Cottage cheese Sidedish!

After posting the picture in my Sara's Corner FB page and in a group I got request to post the recipe. So here it is to all my friends. Yes this recipe is posted after a long time, as my 2nd baby turned 1 year. He is so active and full of energy. So I am enjoying my motherhood. The gravy turned superb and delicious. kid and hubby liked it a lot. So I thought of taking few pictures for the blog and post the recipe.



One lazy weekend, we were having dinner outside, so had to make some simple lunch for one time. My son's favourite is Paneer butter masala then quickly I decided to make Paneer Pasanda. 

In this recipe you can cut the Paneer into bigger size with block paneer. I had small cubes. I have used Almonds in this usually cashews are used in this recipe.

Ingredients
Paneer/Indian cottage cheese - 25 nos(for homemade click here)
Almonds/badam - 6 nos
Onion - 2nos
Garlic - 2 each
Tomato - 3nos
Milk - 1 cup or less
Spices - 2nos each cardamom/cinnamon/cloves/star anise little
Kasoori methi - 1 tspn
Sugar - 1/4 tspn
Red chilli powder - 1 tspn(As per your taste)
Oil n ghee - 2 tblspns
Water as required
Salt

Preparation Method
Steps

1. Soak paneer in hot water.
2. Soak badam in hot water
3. Heat a kadai with oil, put spices and keep in simmer. Saute.
4. Cut onions into chunks. Increase the gas burner to medium, add the onions and garlic. Saute till transparent.
5. Cut tomatoes in chunks and add with onion. Saute till its soft.
6. Off the stove and cool it.
7. Now remove skin of almonds(optional), add to mixie and grind to smooth paste. in the same paste add the onions and tomato mixture, red chilli powder and grind to fine/smooth paste.
8. Heat the same kadai, add butter and oil, add bayleaf(optional) for flavour.
9. Add the onion tomato paste and boil. Add milk.
10. Add the paneer, salt, crush kasoori methi, sugar and cook till oil separates.
11. Add water if the gravy is too thick. Adjust salt and red chilli powder if required.

Serve hot with rotis/rice.


I served with chapathis and store bought paratha.

Checkout more Paneer recipes click here.

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8 comments:

Sangeetha Nambi on May 16, 2014 at 10:13 AM said...

Sooooooooo tempting !

marudhus kitchen on May 16, 2014 at 1:52 PM said...

ITS REALLY YUMMY ..........AND DELICIOUS...

Shama Nagarajan on May 16, 2014 at 4:21 PM said...

delicious preparation

Aparna Anurag on May 17, 2014 at 4:25 AM said...

wow yummy!!

Rajani on May 17, 2014 at 6:50 PM said...

Extremely tempting dish, sure to satisfy all cravings!

Sireesha Puppala on May 18, 2014 at 11:10 AM said...

A very rich gravy for rotis and rice dishes came out very well

Chitra Ganapathy on May 19, 2014 at 5:37 PM said...

Looks so creamy !

renuka venkat on June 26, 2014 at 5:59 PM said...

Just tried out your Paneer Pasanda recipe .... Totally yum !!! ☺️

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