Tuesday, February 15, 2011

shahi paneer

250 gms. paneer (cottage cheese)
3 tbsp.  butter
1 onion finely chopped
1/2" piece ginger chopped fine
2 green chillies chopped fine
4 tomatoes chopped fine
2 cardamoms crushed
1 cup crushed kaju
1/2 tsp. red chilli powder
1/2 tsp. garam masala
salt to taste
1/2 kg cup milk

To garnish:
2 tbsp. grated cheese
1 tbsp. chopped coriander
Chop the paneer into 2" fingers. Heat half the butter. Add onion,ginger, green chilli
and cardamom. Fry for 3-4 minutes.
Add tomatoes and cook for 7-8 minutes, covered.
Add 1/2 cup water and cool. Blend in a mixie till smooth.
Heat remaining ghee, add gravy and other ingredients except milk and paneer.
add milk and boil to get a very thick gravy.  heat gravy,  add paneer
fingers and boil for 3-4 minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander and grated paneer.

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