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Kaju-Badam-Peanut Paneer masala

posted 16 Aug 2012, 02:07 by Rajmi Arun   [ updated 16 Aug 2012, 02:11 ]
Party Menu recipe posted by Shripriya Ramakrishnan

Ingredients:
Paneer - 2 cups of cut cubes.
Ginger-Garlic-Greenchillies paste - 2 tbspn
Tomato puree - 1 cup
Garam masala powder - 1 tbspn
For seasoning: cumin, cloves 2, cardomom 2, turmeric powder
Fresh cream - 2 tbspn
Coriander leaves - for garnishing
Salt: as needed.
Grind into a paste: Roasted peanuts about half cup, Cashews 20 soaked in warm water for about 40 minutes, Almonds about 20 soaked in water and skin removed, poppy seeds about 2 tbspn, 1 big red onion chopped fine.

Method:
Heat one tbspn of oil in a kadai. Add the items mentioned for seasoning. When the cumin seeds splutter add the ginger-garlic-green chillies paste and fry for about a minute and then add the ground paste and garam masala powder. Fry until the raw smell goes. Add tomato puree. Let it blend with the masala and boil for about a minute. Now add cut paneer pieces, water enough for the gravy, and salt. Paneer gets cooked in about 2-3 minutes. If you want to thicken the gravy, you can mix besan and water and add to the gravy and boil for couple more minutes. Add the cream towards the end. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Your Kaju-Badam-Peanut Paneer masala is ready. Don't worry about the fat content....just enjoy. It is a big paaaaaaaaaaartayyyyyyyyy!!!!! :)