Friday, May 8, 2009

Paneer Kalimirch


1 1/2 cup paneer cut into cubes

2 tbsp freshly crushed peppercorns

3 slit green chillies

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 onion roughly chopped

4-5 cloves of garlic

1 ' ginger

1/4 cup cashewnuts

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp garam masala powder

1/4 cup fresh cream

1 tbsp milk

5 tsp oil

salt to taste

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves


  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a non stick pan,shallow fry the paneer cubes till light brown on both the sides and then keep aside
  • Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan, add onion,garlic,ginger and fry till light brown and then grind this along with cashewnuts and little water to a fine paste and then keep aside
  • In the same pan add 2 tsp oil,add cumin seeds, when it crackles fry green chillies for a minute and then add the paste and fry till the oil leaves the sides of the pan 
  • Add turmeric powder,garam masala powder,freshly crushed peppercorn,salt and fry for a couple of minutes, then add milk,paneer cubes and mix well
  • Add 1 cup water and bring it to a boil, then add cream and coriander leaves and then cover and cook for another 5 minutes and then serve hot with naan