Tuesday, March 29, 2011

shaahi paneer with gravy (royal cottage cheese gravy)

Shaahi paneer_ a royal dish with dry fruits.  .
its original .

500 gms. paneer (cottage cheese)
butter 3 tbsp.
5 onions

4 tomatoes 
10g Ginger
1 pod garlic 
4 green chillies
 2 cardamoms 

2 cinnamon stick
1 tsp shahi jeera(black cumin seeds)
1 cup   cashew  nut crushed

10-20 raisin
1/2 tsp. kashmiri red chilli powder
1/2 tsp. garam masala

1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp cumin powder
2 tsp coriander powder
salt to taste
1/2 kg  milk 

2tbsp cream

Chop the paneer into 2" cubes. boil in water  for 5 minutes ,if not fresh.
grind onion,ginger,garlic,chilly,cinnamon, cardamom ,cumin seeds,10 raisin , to make a smooth paste with little water.grind tomato  and 1/2 cup cashew to make a smooth paste.
  Heat half butter in a non stick pan/wok. Add onion paste. Fry for 5-6 minutes.
Add tomato paste and cook for 7-8 minutes,stir occasionally .add powders.cook for 2-3 minutes.
add cream stir after 2 minutes add milk,cashew,raisin and paneer
add remaining butter, boil to get a very thick gravy. minimize  the flame for 5-8 min,.
enjoy.we enjoyed a lot.

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1 comment:

R said...

looks yummy, nice color too!