Mar 232017

paneer matat bhurji

Ingredients

  1. Paneer/Indian Cottage cheese(crumbled) – 250 gms
  2. Onion(chopped) – 1
  3. Tomato(chopped) – 1
  4. Green Peas/Matar(boiled)– 1/2 cup
  5. Garlic(chopped) – 2
  6. Ginger- 1 “ piece
  7. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  8. Red chilly powder – 1tsp
  9. Garam Masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  10. Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  11. salt
  12. oil
  13. Coriander leaves – To garnish

Paneer-mattar bhurji

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in  a non- stick pan.add chopped onions,ginger, garlic  and saute till onions are golden brown .
  2. Reduce the heat to medium and add chopped tomatoes.once it is soft,add turmeric powder,chilly powder,coriander powder, garam masala and stir well.
  3. Add crumbled cheese, boiled green peas,salt to it and stir to combine.
  4. cook until paneer changes color to golden yellow by stirring frequently and breaking apart paneer into small pieces using the spatula for about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from fire.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves.
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Nov 162016

This curry is prepared using brinjal and prawns in a  less spicy masala. it goes well with Rice or Roti.

prawn-Brinjal Curry (1)

Ingredients

  1. Brinjal(cut into medium thin slices) – 5
  2. Prawns – 250 gms
  3. Cumin seeds – 3/4 tbsp
  4. Mustard seeds – 1 1/4 tbsp
  5. Green Chilly –2
  6. Garlic – 4
  7. Ginger – 1/2 “ piece
  8. Tomato (cut into medium pieces) – 2
  9. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  10. Salt
  11. Oil
  12. Curry leaves
  13. Water – 1/4 cup

prawn-Brinjal Curry (3)

 

 

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a pan and fry brinjal pieces till both sides are light brown.strain and keep aside.
  2. In the same oil fry prawn pieces(don’t over cook prawns as prawn tend to be rubbery)  till golden brown.
  3. Make a paste of 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds,1 tbsp mustard seeds,green chilly ,garlic and ginger.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in another pan.Splutter 1/4 tbsp mustard seeds,curry leaves and 1/4 tbsp cumin seeds. once it is done,add the paste to it and saute well.
  5. Add tomato pieces and fry well. once tomatoes are all done, add turmeric powder and salt to it. Stir well.
  6. Add 1/4 cup of water(if you want more curry, u can add more water) to it and mix well.
  7. Cover and cook on low flame for 5 minutes.
  8. Remove from fire.Serve with rice.
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Oct 072016

Today I am going to share an easy and delicious recipe of Paneer and Capsicum in a thick gravy.This goes well with roti,Naan or Bread.

Paneer-Bell Pepper masala (2)

Ingredients

  1. Paneer(cottage cheese,cut into cubes) – 250 gms
  2. Capsicum/Bell pepper – 2
  3. Tomato (chopped) – 2
  4. Onion(chopped) – 2
  5. Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  6. Garlic(chopped) – 1 tbsp
  7. Dry Red Chilly (make a paste) – 3
  8. Cumin seeds/Jeerakam – 1 tbsp
  9. Ginger(cut lengthwise) – 1 tsp
  10. Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
  11. Kasoori Methi powder – 1/2 tsp
  12. salt
  13. Coriander leaves – to garnish

Paneer-Bell Pepper masala (3)

 

Paneer-Bell Pepper masala (1)

Preparation

  1. soak dry red chilly in little water for sometime. Make a fine paste.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.splutter cumin seeds and once it starts to brown,add chopped onion and saute well.
  3. Add chopped ginger,ginger-garlic paste,chilly paste,tomato chopped and mix well.
  4. Add capsicum pieces(you can add different colored capsicum if you like),garam masala ,salt and stir well to get coated with the masala.
  5. Finally add paneer cubes ,salt ,kasoori methi powder and mix  gently.Stir cook on low flame for 3-4 minutes.
  6. Remove from fire.Garnish with coriander leaves.
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