Paneer Masala


Paneer or Indian cottage cheese is a perfect alternative for vegeterians..Its is very versatile cheese too , you can make anything from sabjzis , parathas to tikkas , sweets (like rasogulla) etc..Here is simple recipe that you can make in 15 minutes..Roll it into a paratha and its perfect for kids lunch box too..


Ingredients:-

Paneer ( cut into cubes):- 2 1/2 cups
Oil:- 3 tbsp
Jeera/Cumin Seeds:- 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds:- 1/2 tsp
Ginger:- 1 tbsp( chopped finely)
Garlic:- 3 cloves (chopped)
Onion:- 1 small (chopped)
Tomato:- 1 1 /2 (Chopped)
Salt as per taste
Turmeric:- 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli powder:- 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala :- 1/2 tsp
Kasoori Methi Powder:- 1/2 tsp
Paneer Masala:- 1/2 tsp
Coriander Leaves for Garnish

Procedure:-

1) Heat oil in a pan..Add jeera & mustard , allow it to splutter.
2) Add ginger & garlic and saute it.
3) Add onion and fry until they are translucent, Add tomato and all the spices ( salt, turmeric, red chilli powder & garam masla)
4) Mix everything well and cook until tomatoes are tender ..
5) Add Paneer , kasoori methi, and paneer masala, mix everything well and switch off the gas
6) Let it sit covered in a pan for about 5-10 mins before serving

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot




20 comments:

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

That is one lovely dish.

Gita said...

Wow...thats a lovely and tasty platter :)

Mythreyi Dilip said...

Wow! the picture looks inviting dear. Paneer masala sounds simple and easy to prepare. Can i know brand of paneer masala u used dear?

sowmya.s said...

paneer always makes me drool..and this one is no less...looks delicious..

priya said...

looks so delicious...tempting pics, dear!...great with rotis!

Anu said...

Looks delicious and tempting...

Parita said...

This is probably 10th paneer dish i saw today in blogosphere..i feel like making one right now and your dish sounds soooo tasty!

Pari said...

I guess this paneer will be perfect to make kathi rolls.

Rohini said...

I'd not even wait for the rotis.. Can have the entire bowl myself!! :) Looks delicious!
Btw, what is Paneer masala?

Rekha shoban said...

nice click and delicious one.

Sarah Naveen said...

oooh!!!! nice pic...Looks so yummy!!! really inviting!!

Usha said...

Wow looks tempting and delicious !

Anupama said...

Looks fabulous... those paneer pieces are just dragging me to eat them :-)

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Soma Pradhan said...

perferct preparation for wrap..lokos spicya nd full of flavours

Valarmathi said...

Just looks mouthwatering, tempting and yummy..........

Dershana said...

that picture looks fabulous! Would love one of those rolls.

Andhra Flavors said...

that looks perfect with roti.

my kitchen said...

Goes well with Roti

Anonymous said...

i love it.... tasty and yummy......

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