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Luckhnowi Paneer/Mughlai Paneer

Luckhnowi Paneer/Mughlai Paneer

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 35

Total Time : 55

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 300 gm paneer

  • 4 tbsp oil

  • 2 tomatoes finely chopped

  • 2 tsp red chilly powder

  • 1/2 tsp garam masala

  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder

  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder

  • Salt to taste

  • 1 onion(large) cut into 4

  • 7 to 8 cashew nuts

  • 1 tbsp dry coconut chopped

  • 1 tsp poppy seeds

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 cinnamon stick 3"

  • 1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves

  • 1 tbsp fresh cream

  • 2 to 3 saffron strands

  • 2 cups water

Directions

  • 01

    Soak paneer into salty water for 10 minutes. Drain it. Cut into cubes.

  • 02

    Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Shallow fry paneer till you see light golden color from both side.

  • 03

    White paste: in a pan, roast dry coconut, onion, poppy seeds and cashew nuts till light golden color. Let it be cool. Grind them into a fine paste using 2 tbsp water.

  • 04

    Heat 4 to 5 tbsp ghee in a kadhai. Add in bay leaf and cinnamon stick. When color changes, add in tomatoes.

  • 05

    Cook till tomatoes are soften and oil comes on the surface.

  • 06

    Now add all masala, salt and 1/2 cup water. Cook till raw smell of masala is gone.

  • 07

    Now add white paste and remaining water. Mix it well. Cook for few minutes.

  • 08

    Add paneer pieces and cook for 2 minutes.

  • 09

    Switch off the flame. Add fresh cream and saffron strands. Stir it well.

  • 10

    Rub on dried fenugreek leaves.

  • 11

    Serve it hot with butter kulcha.

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