Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Kadhai Paneer

When it comes to delectable veg recipes, few things can compare to paneer or cottage cheese. There are so many yummy dishes to whip up with paneer. It's easy as well as healthy. Kadhai Paneer is one of them. Although a Punjabi dish, it's a favorite with all now. Try it at home and enjoy!

You will need: Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into 1 inch triangular pieces, 3 tablespoons of cooking oil, cloves 2, 2 bay leaves, 2 dried red chillies, crushed coriander seeds (2 tsp), 1 medium onion (sliced), 2 tsp ginger paste, 2 tsp garlic paste, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 5-6 tomatoes (chopped), cinnamon - 2 inch piece.

Recipe: Heat oil in a kadai and add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, red chillies and half of the crushed coriander seeds. Then sauté for a minute. Adding onion, sauté for a while. Add ginger and garlic paste and sauté a little longer. Now add coriander powder, red chilli powder and tomatoes. Cook till the oil separates. Add paneer, salt and half cup of water. Cook with cover in low heat for five minutes. Serve hot, garnished with the remaining crushed coriander seeds.