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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Paneer Methi Masala

This recipe can be an ideal substitute for butter chicken masala for vegetarians.You can use Tofu(Soy Cottage Cheese) instead of  Paneer and try this recipe.This serves 4 . Serve this dish hot with Dosa,Chapati,Parota, Naan,Fried rice,pulao etc.Enjoy Cooking at home!.Bon Appetit!.

Paneer Methi Masala - Paneer cooked with methi and cream


12 pieces cottage Paneer
1-2 tbsp kasoor methi leaves
1 no onion (pasted)
1 tbsp tomato puree
2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
2 tsp butter
2 tbsp low fat fresh cream
2 tsp cashew nut paste
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp lemon juice


1.Heat butter in a pan and fry paneer pieces for a min.keep it aside.
2.In the remaining butter,saute kasoor methi leaves first,then add onion paste and tomato paste.Saute for 2 mins till butter separates.
3.Add chilli powder,turmeric powder,garam masala and salt - to taste.saute for 2 mins.
4.Add cashew nut paste, fresh cream and saute for a min .
5.Now add fried paneer and mix well.After 2 mins add lemon juice and turn off the flame.
6.Serve this dish with dosa,chapathi,parotta and Nan.


Anonymous said...

I think I should try this :)

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Thanks a lot Chintan for dropping in.