Paneer Curry Recipe
Paneer is nothing but Cottage Cheese. A Paneer curry is just another curry where curry means sauce in Tamil, a language in South India. Combination of masalas with other ingredients is a curry. Paneer curry is very popular in North India.
Paneer – 200 gms.
Tomato puree – 2 nos.
Cumin Seeds – ½ tsp.
Garlic- Ginger paste -1 tsp.
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp.
Chilli powder- ½ tsp.
Cumin Powder- ½ tsp.
Garam masala powder – ½ tsp.
Coriander powder – ½ tsp.
Cashew nuts: 10-12 nos (ground to a paste).
Salt as required.
Cut paneer into small cubes and keep aside.
Add oil in a heavy bottomed pot, when hot enough add cumin seeds.
Once they splutter add the ginger garlic paste.
Do not let it stick to the bottom of the vessel. Keep adding little water.
Now take little water add all the masalas in it and mix well.
Add this to the pot and fry the masalas well till oil separates.
Add tomato puree and sauté till oil separate.
Add the cashew nut paste and then the cubed pieces of Paneer.
In case the gravy is too dry add little water accordingly.
Let the gravy boil a little and then serve hot.