Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Paneer do pyaz/fried cottage cheese in rich gravy

Since I have just started on my blogging journey ,that too food blog, oh  man ,this is tough and its the interest n enthusiasm in me that keeps going .With the kids and household chores,still I catch up the time in between to go tap tap n tap:-) Since we all r foodies ,in my house ,that is,breakfast,lunch n dinner are like, soap operas,one day its stuffed rotis ,or the other day its veg Curry's and appams,and the next day could just go as plain boiled eggs and bread.But at any ways all love surprises and so I. Just hunt for new recipes FroM friends and family and the net.
Ever since the internet bloom,food is like elastic stretched to its limits,recipes and mix n match .And so everyone knows almost everything on how to prepare the most comfort and cozy recipes one could devour into, from the top hotels and restaurants

Now fpr this recipe,paneer do pyaz,its a side dish,well not much gravy but thats where u catch this authentic spice and aroma ,
Rich lovely colour and the smell of the fried paneer fills your pallets .
Goes well with rotis n chapatties .
Paneer 250 gms
For marination:
Red chilly pwd 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
Turmeric pwd.1/4 tsp
Flour 2 tbsp
Corn flour 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
A litlle water just to mix all up
For the gravy:
Oil 3 tbsp
shahi Jeera ( cummin)1/2 tsp
Whole red chilli( kashmiri chilli)1
Onions 2 big chopped finely
Ginger garlic paste1 tsp
Green chillies 1 chopped 
Tomato (big 1)and capsicum small (1) each(made into a thick paste)
Turmeric ppwder 1/4 tsp
Red chilli 1tsp
Coriander 1 tsp
Salt to taste

Kasthuri methi 1 tbsp
Cashew nut paste (8 nos,. )
Fresh cream 1 tbsp
marinate paneer in the mentioned ingredients for 15 mints.
Fry in oil just to golden brown
Lay on paper towel
In oil add the jeera,red chilloes and onions.saute till translucent
Add the ginger garlic paste,chillies
Cook till raw smell disappears
Add in the pwds and 1/2 cup water and combine well
Take care the masala should not burn
Add the tomato and capsicum paste.cook for 5 to 6 mints
Add the paneer ,mix well,add the cashew paste and the fresh cream
Garnish with corriander
(If you want more gravy add milk1/2 cup)


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