Saturday, 22 August 2015

Paneer Masala Curry



paneer  -  200gms
onion  - 1 Large
capsicum  - 1
tomatoes  - 3
ginger garlic paste  1tsp
green chilli   -2
coriander powder  - 1tsp
caram seeds
red chilli powder 1/2 tspb
butter   - 2tsp
kasuri methi  - 1/2tsp
salt as required
few chopped coriander leaves

Finely chop the onions, green chilli, tomatoes and capsicum.add the chopped tomatoes in a blender      and make a smooth purée.
Chop the paneer in 1/2 inch cubes. melt butter on a skillet or tawa,add the caram seeds and fry them    for few seconds add the onions and sauté till translucent.
Add the ginger garlic paste,green chillies capsicum and sauté for about 3 minutes,then add the red  chilli powder,turmeric powder, coriander powder and garam masala.
Stir about a minute,then add the tomato purée and salt.
 stir well and saute till you see butter releasing from the sides and masala has thickened a bit.
This takes about 8 to 10 minutes on a low flame. if the tomato masala looks dry then add 2 or3 tsp  water and continue to saute.
Add the paneer cubes and stir well,so that the masala coats the paneer cubes evenly.
Cook the paneer for 1 to2 minutes, then add the crushed kasuri methi stir well and switch off the  flame.
Garnish with coriander leaves

Serve with chapati,pulka, naan or bread.