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Paneer Pakodas

Paneer Pakodas

Perfect snack with a hot cup of tea on a rainy day. Paneer pieces coated in a besan batter and deep fried till golden.
Ingredients :
=> 1/2 cup besan
=> 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
=> 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
=> 1 tsp coriander powder
=> 1 tsp green chilli
=> Salt for taste
=> 3 tsp soda
=> 500 gms refined oil
=> 250 gms paneer
Paneer Pakodas
Method

=> In a bowl, add besan, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, green chillies, soda and salt for taste.

=> Mix them together and keep it in the fridge for 30 minutes.

=> In a wok, add refined oil.

=> Coat the paneer with batter and deep fry the paneer till golden.

=> Serve hot.

Tomato Paneer

Tomato Paneer

A milky concoction of cottage cheese chunks, tomato puree, a pinch of sugar and mild spices, all tossed together in olive oil.
Ingredients :
:-> 1 Tbsp olive oil
:-> 1 tsp zeera
:-> 1 star anise
:-> 1/2 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste
:-> 1/2 capsicum, diced
:-> 1 1/2 cups tomato puree
:-> 1 cup paneer, cut into medium sized cubes
:-> Salt, to taste
:-> 1-2 tsp sugar
:-> 1 tsp garam masala
:-> 1/4 cup milk
:-> Chopped coriander leaves, to garnish
Tomato Paneer
Method

:-> In a pan add olive oil, zeera, star anise, ginger-garlic paste.

:-> Add the diced capsicum. Saute for 1 minute.

:-> Add tomato puree. Add salt, garam masala and sugar. Cook till it leaves oil on the sides.

:-> Add milk. Mix well. Add the paneer cubes. Let it cook for 2 minutes on low flame. Do not over cook the milk as it can curdle.

:-> Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

Paneer Kastoori

Paneer Kastoori

Paneer pieces cooked in a luscious gravy with the aroma of toasted kasoori methi.

Ingredients :
=> 2 medium sized onions
=> 2 medium sized tomatoes
=> 250 gm cottage cheese
=> 2-3 tsp kasoori methi
=> 2 Tbsp ginger, garlic & green chili paste
=> 2 Tbsp tomato puree
=> 3 tsp red chili powder
=> 1/2 tsp haldi
=> 2-3 tsp garam masala
Paneer Kastoori
Method

=> Heat 2 Tbsp of oil in pan, add jeera in it.

=> When its heated add ginger garlic & green chili paste. Wait till it leaves oil on its edges.

=> Cook on low flame. Add finely chop onion. Cook it for few min till its start changing its colour.

=> Add finely chopped tomatoes. Saute it.

=> Now add red chili powder, haldi, garam masala. Mix it well.

=> Heat kasoori meethi in a different pan on a low flame for 2-3 minutes.

=> Add kasoori methi to gravy. Now add paneer (cut in whatever shape you like) in gravy.

=> To add richness, cashew-nut paste can be added.

=> Garnish it with coriander and serve with paratha.

Paneer Sizzler

Paneer Sizzler

Crisp paneer patties and stir fried mushrooms drizzled with worcestershire sauce, ketchup and vinegar, served on sizzling hot plates.

Ingredients :
=> 500 gm paneer – mashed
=> 2 bread slices – grated
=> 1 Tbsp garlic paste
=> 1 Tbsp ginger paste
=> 1 tsp salt or to taste
=> Oil to pan – fry
=> 1 cup onions-grated
=> 1 cup mushrooms-sliced thin
=> 1 Tbsp cornflour mixed with 1 cup water
=> 2 Tbsp tomato ketchup
=> 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
=> Salt to taste
=> 2 Tbsp vinegar
=> 1 tsp black pepper powdered
=> Butter to drop on the plate as required
Paneer Sizzler
Method

=> Mix the paneer, bread, garlic, ginger and 1 tsp salt and form into 4-6 rounds.

=> Heat a thin layer of oil and pan fry the paneer patties till brown on both sides. Keep aside.

=> Mix the cornflour solution, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, salt and vinegar and keep aside.

=> In the same pan brown the onions, add mushrooms over high heat and stir fry 4-5 times.

=> Add the cornflour mixture, bring to a boil and simmer over low heat till a little translucent. Keep aside warm, till ready to serve.

=> Heat the sizzler plates till very hot–a drop of water thrown over should sizzle and evaporate immediately.

=> Place 2 paneer patties over it, turning once so it is heated through.

=> Pour some of the sauce over and place whatever accompaniments you are serving with it over the plate.

=> Drop a dab of butter directly on the plate and serve immediately.