Jul 20, 2011

Paneer in Cashew nut Gravy

Paneer in Cashew nut Gravy

A tasty & creamy curry, goes well with Rotis / Naan / Pulao / Brown bread ....

Serves: 4

You will need

1 tablespoon oil
2 onions (medium size), finely sliced
2 green chillies, remove seeds and finely chopped
30 g (2 tablespoon) ginger - garlic paste
1 teaspoon pepper powder
30 g ( 24 - 26 ) cashew nut paste
1 cup (100 ml) water
200 g paneer (cottage cheese), cut into cubes
3/4 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
2 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves


Soak cashew nuts in 1/4 cup (25 ml) water for one hour and make a smooth paste in a mixer. Keep aside.

In a wide pan, heat oil. Fry finely sliced onions till golden brown and crisp on a low to medium heat.

Add chopped green chillies. Saute for 2 - 3 minutes.

Add ginger - garlic paste. Saute for 2 - 3 minutes or until the raw smell goes.

Add pepper powder and stir well.

Add cashew nut paste and 1 cup (100 ml) water. Mix all the ingredients well. Cover with a lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 5 - 8 minutes or until the gravy slightly thickens.

At this point, add paneer cubes and salt to taste. Paneer will cook very fast. Cover with a lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 8 minutes or until done / paneer softens / gravy thickens.

Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with any Indian breads or Pulao of your choice.


srividhya Ravikumar said...

delicious gravy niya.... lovely..

Vimitha Anand said...

Rich and creamy gravy