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Showing posts with label paneer. Show all posts
Showing posts with label paneer. Show all posts

Sunday, April 2, 2017

How To Make Flavoured Paneer / Spiced Home Made Paneer / Flavored Paneer Recipe / Flavored Cottage Cheese

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Flavored Paneer
Ingredients
Whole milk - 1/2 gallon can ( 1.89 liters)
Vinegar - 1/4 cup
Onion powder - 1/2 tsp
Jeera/Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Salt - 1/8 tsp
Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tsp
Chilly flakes - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Method
Boil the milk in a deep vessel.
When the milk rises to the top,lower the flame,immediately add the vinegar,stir it with a ladle.
The milk will break & curdle,boil it for a minute,you will see the panner has separated from the water. Now add the flavouring ingredients & stir for a minute
Switch off the stove.
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Flavored Paneer
Place a clean muslin cloth on a strainer & pour the flavoured curdled milk on the cloth.
Rinse the paneer once in cold water to get rid of the sour taste of the vinegar.
Wait till all the water has drained out.
Tie the cloth tightly flatten it slightly & place a heavy vessel on top.
Leave it for 1 hours till the water is out from the paneer.
Cut the paneer into cubes & store it in a clean glass container.
Now your homemade flavoured & spiced panner is ready to use.
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Flavored Paneer
Note:
a) You can use the whey water to any gravy or for kneading chapathi dough
b) To curdle the milk you can also use curd or lemon juice.
c) Make use you rinse the paneer to remove the sourness before you tie the cloth.
d) Always use only whole milk with full fat.
e) Use this paneer to any gravy or just toss it in little oil & serve as a starter.
f) Use your imagination to flavour the panner like adding,grated garlic,herbs,saffron,green chillies,left over pickle masala,mint chutney,etc.

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Monday, April 11, 2016

Paneer Malai Methi Mattar Recipe / Methi Matar Paneer Recipe / Paneer Mutter Methi Malai Recipe / Malai Kasuri Methi Mutter Paneer

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Paneer Malai Methi Mattar
Ingredients to be boiled 
Cubed onion - 1/2 cup
Green chilies-3
Chopped ginger - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Cashew nuts - 1 tbsp
Water - 3/4 cup
Khoya/Khoa/Mawa - 2 tsp
( Do not boil khoya)
Tempering ingredients
Butter - 1 & 1/2 tbsp
Jeera/Cumin - 1/2 tsp
Other ingredients
Kastoori methi - 1/4 cup
( Soak in salt warm water for 2 to 3 minutes)
Homemade Paneer cubes - 1 & 1/2 cups
Frozen peas - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Milk - 1/2 cup
Crushed khoya - 1 tbsp
Water as needed
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Paneer Malai Mathi Mattar
Method
Take a pan pour some water add the onion,green chillies,ginger & cashew nuts,
Cook till its soft & the water has evaporated.
Cool the mixture add 2 tsps of khoya & grind to a smooth paste.
Heat butter in a pan temper it with jeera.
Squeeze out kastoori methi from water add this to the tempering.
In medium low flame fry till nice aroma comes out.Do not over fry or burn them.
Add the ground paste saute till raw smell goes off.Do not fry till the mixture changes its colour.
Add the peas,milk,paneer little water & in low flame cook till the gravy is semi thick.
Switch off the flame top it up with little butter & garnish with grated khoya.
Best served with roti or jeera rice.

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Monday, June 29, 2015

Paneer Bhurji Recipe / Paneer Burji Recipe - Easy Paneer Side Dish

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Paneer Bhurji
Tempering Ingredients
Oil-1 tbsp
Jeera/Cumin - 1/4 tsp
Hing - a generous pinch
Red chillies - 2
Dry ingredients
Red chilly powder - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/8tsp
Salt to taste
Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
Other ingredients
Chopped onion - 1/2
Chopped red bell pepper - 1/2 cup
Frozen peas - 1/4 cup
Crumbled paneer - 1 cups
Chopped green chillies - 1
Chopped ginger - 1/4tsp
Chopped coriander leaves for garnish
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Now add the green chillies & ginger saute for a minute.
Now add the onion & bell pepper in medium high flame fry till transparent.
Add the peas & all the dry ingredients saute till raw smell disappears.
Lower the flame add the paneer stir gently till well combined.
Switch off the stove garnish with coriander leaves.
Best served with roti or paratha.

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Chilli Paneer Dry Recipe / Chilli Paneer Recipe - Indo-Chinese Food

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Chilli Paneer
Ingredients for the batter & frying
Paneer Cubes- 2 cups
Corn flour-1 tbsp
All purpose flour / Maida -1tbsp
Salt & pepper to taste
Soy sauce-1tsp
Finely chopped ginger & garlic-1tsp
Water- required amount
Oil-to deep fry paneer
Other ingredients
Cubed onion-1/2 cup
Cubed Capsicum - 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Red chilly paste -1tsp (Heaped)
Tomato ketcup/ Tomato sauce-3tbsp (Heaped)
Soy Sauce -1tbsp
Vinegar-1 tsp
Chopped ginger & garlic -1tbsp
Spring onion for garnish
Method
Take a wide bowl add all the ingredients mentioned for batter except the paneer.
Pour water little by little & make semi thick batter. Now add the paneer cubes & gently mix to make sure all the cubes are well coated.
Heat oil in a pan ,drop each cube into the hot oil.In medium high flame deep fry till its golden brown on all sides & crisp.Keep it aside.
Heat a pan pour 2tsp of oil saute the onion,capsicum,chopped ginger & garlic in medium high flame.
Saute for couple of minutes then add the ketchup,chilly paste,vinegar & seasoning.
Now add the fried paneer toss them well till everything paneer cube is coated well with the sauce.
Switch off the stove garnish with spring onion.
Best served with Vegetable Egg Fried Rice.
Note :
a) If you want a crunchy paneer cube then add it to the sauce just before serving.
b) Chopped green chillies can be added for extra flavour.
c) All the sauces mentioned are added according to our family taste,add less or more to your taste.
d) Coloured capsicum can be added to make your dish more colourful.
e) If you want a saucy version then dilute 1tsp of corn flour in water & add it to the dish.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

How to make Paneer / Homemade Cottage Cheese Recipe / Homemade Paneer Recipe

Step by step method/picture to make paneer at home
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Homemade Paneer
Ingredients
Whole milk ( full fat milk)- 5 cups
White vinegar -2tbsp

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Homemade Paneer
Method
Boil the milk in a deep vessel.
When the milk rises to the top,lower the flame.Immediately add the vinegar,stir it with a ladle.
The milk will break & curdle.Boil it for a minute,you will see the panner has separated from the water.
Switch off the stove.
Place a clean muslin cloth on a strainer & pour the curdled milk on the cloth.
Rinse this panner once in cold water to get rid of the sour taste of the vinegar.
Wait till all the water has drained out.Tie the cloth tightly flatten it slightly & place a heavy vessel on top.
Leave it for 1 hours till the water is out from the paneer.
Cut the paneer into cubes & store it in a clean glass container.
Now your homemade panner is ready to use.
Note:
a) You can use the whey water to any gravy or for kneading chapathi dough
b) To curdle the milk you can also use curd or lemon juice.
c) Make use you rinse the paneer to remove the sourness before you tie the cloth.
d) Always use only whole milk with full fat.

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Paneer Jalfrezi / Paneer Vegetable Jalfrezi Recipe / Restaurant Style Paneer Jalfrezi Recipe

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Paneer Jalfrezi
Ingredients
Homemade Paneer cubes - 1 cup
( slightly toss it in 1tsp of oil,this is optional)
Yellow capsicum/bell pepper-1/2
Orange capsicum/bell pepper-1/2
(cut the capsicum into strips)
Sliced onion-1/4
Carrot cut into strips -1/4 cup
Beans cut length wise -1/4 cup
Tomato cut into cubes-1
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Chopped coriander leaves-1tsp
Chopped green chillies-1
Vinegar-1tsp
Tomato ketchup -1tsp
Dry masala powders
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Red chilly powder-1/4tsp
Coriander powder-1/2tsp
Garam masala powder-1/4tsp
Crushed Kastoori methi-1/4tsp
Tempering
Oil-3tsp
Mustard-1/4tsp
Jeera/Cumin-1/4tsp
Red chillies-2
Method
Heat oil in a pan & temper it with above ingredients.
Fry onion until they are transparent.Now add all the vegetables & ginger/garlic paste in medium high flame fry till its cooked.
Add the tomatoes & all the dry masala powders,sprinkle very little water,cover & cook till raw smell disappears.
Add the paneer,vinegar & ketchup toss it well till everything is combined.
Make sure you don't break the paneer cubes.
Switch off the stove & serve it hot with Roti.

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Palak Paneer / Palak Paneer Recipe / Spinach With Indian Cottage Cheese

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Palak Paneer
Ingredients ground to a smooth paste
Blanched palak/spinach- 1 small bunch
Salt to taste
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Chopped green chillies-2
Tempering
Cumin seeds/Jeera-1/2tsp
Chopped onion-1tbsp
Butter-1tbsp
Oil-2tsp
Other ingredients
Paneer/cottage cheese cubes-1 cup
(fry it in 1tbsp of butter till light brown on all sides.Do not fry too much as your paneer will become hard)
Frozen peas-1/2 cup
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Garam masala-1/4tsp
Jeera/cumin powder-1/8tsp
Amchur/Dry mango powder-1/8tsp
Milk-1/2 cup
Method
Heat oil & butter in a pan ,temper it with jeera.
Add onions fry them till light brown,now add all the dry masala powders & saute for a minute.
Now pour the ground paste &fry till raw smell disappears.
Pour needed water,milk,peas & paneer.In low flame cook the gravy till thick.
Best served with roti or naan......
Note:
a) Frying paneer is optional.
b) For extra richness to the gravy mix cream once you switch off the stove.
c) Add peas is optional,as my kids love peas i try adding to lot of recipes.
d) Instead of blanching spinach you can fry,cool & grind to a puree.
e) Some add chopped tomatoes to this dish,but i have not used.

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Friday, May 16, 2014

Kadai Paneer Recipe / Kadai Paneer- Restaurant Style

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Kadai Paneer
Ingredients
Cubed Onion-1/2
Cubed coloured Capsicum / Bell pepper - 2 cups
Cubed tomato-1
Cubed homemade paneer -2 cups
Ginger cut into strips-1tsp
Chopped coriander leaves-2tsp
Slit green chillies-2
Ketchup ( optional) -1/2tsp
My Kadai Paneer Masala - 1 & 1/2 tsp
Sugar a generous pinch
Salt to taste
Oil-2tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan & saute onion in high flame for a minute,now lower the flame & add the tomato.cook till its slightly mashed.
Now add the capsicum,kadai paneer masala powder,salt,sugar,ketchup if adding & half of the ginger.Toss it well till everything is mixed well.
Lastly add the paneer & toss it well,make sure you don't break the paneer by mixing it with a ladle.
Garnish with ginger & coriander leaves.
Best served with roti.
Note:
a) Adding ketchup is optional,as i usually prepare for my kids so i add ketchup.
b) You can grind the tomato & also add instead of cut tomatoes.
c) Do not mix the paneer too much with a ladle,it may break.Just toss after adding paneer.

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Monday, May 12, 2014

Paneer Pulao Recipe / Paneer Rice Recipe

Paneer Pulao
Ingredients
Paneer cubes-1 &1/2 cups
(slightly saute it in oil till light brown on all sides)
Basmati rice-1 cup
Water-2 cups
Salt to taste
Sliced onion-1tbsp
Chopped mint leaves-1tsp
Slit green chillies-2
Tempering
Oil & Ghee-each 1tsp
Shajeera-1/2tsp
Whole pepper-5
Bay leaf,cardamom,cloves- each 1
Cinnamon-a very small piece
Method
Heat oil & ghee in a pan, temper it with above ingredients.
Fry onion,chillies & mint till light brown in colour.
Add the rice fry for a minute,pour water add salt to taste.Add the fried paneer pieces,cover it with a lid.
In low flame cook till the rice is done.
Serve hot with any side dish you like.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Paneer Korma Recipe / Paneer Kuruma / Paneer Kurma Recipe

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Paneer Korma
Ingredients fried in 2tsp of oil till light brown & ground to a smooth paste
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped tomato-1 large
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Coriander powder-1/2tsp
Green chillies-2
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Fennel seeds-1tsp
Cloves-2
Cinnamon-a small piece
Poppy seeds-1tsp
Coconut-2tsp
Almonds-6
Other ingredients
Paneer cubes-1 & 1/2 cup
(slightly tossed in oil)
Tempering
Oil-4tsp
Cinnamon-a small piece
Bay leaf-2
Cloves-2
Cardamom-2
Method
Heat oil in a pan temper it with above ingredients.
Pour the ground paste & saute for couple of minutes till oil separates the pan.
Pour enough water for making the gravy,cover & in medium low flame cook the gravy till its semi thick.
Add the paneer cubes & give a boil,switch off the stove.
Garnish with curry leaves,serve it with roti or poori......

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Paneer Mutter Masala / Easy Paneer Mutter Masala Recipe / Peas Paneer Masala Recipe

Paneer Mutter Masala recipe / Easy Matar Paneer Recipe / Peas Paneer Masala Recipe
Paneer Matar Masala
Ingredients sauteed in 1tsp of oil till onions are transparent
Chopped onion-1/4
Chopped tomato -1 big
Ginger & Garlic paste-1tsp
Cardamom-4
Cashew nut-8
(Cool & grind it to a smooth paste)
Other ingredients
Frozen peas-1 cup
Cubed paneer- 1 & 1/2 cups
Diluted milk-2 cups
( I used 1 cup milk & 1 cup water)
Turmeric powder-1/4tsp
Red chilly powder-1/2tsp
Garam masala-1/4tsp
Sugar-a pinch
Salt to taste
Tempering
Butter-1tbsp
Oil-1tsp
Crushed kastoori methi-2tsp
Jeera/Cumin-1/4tsp
Method
Heat oil & butter in a pressure cooker temper with above ingredients.
Add the ground masala & saute for 2 minutes,make sure the raw smell has disappeared.
Now add the dry powders,peas,panner,give a nice stir till oil separates the masala.
Now pour the milk,close the lid & just give only one whistle,do not over cook.
Switch off the stove & serve it hot with jeera rice or roti.

Note:
For extra richness add cream ,make sure you add them once the stove is switched off.
Use firm paneer for this recipe so that it will not break while you pressure cook.

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Friday, February 7, 2014

Paneer Chatpat / Chatpata Paneer/Jhatpat Paneer / Chatpata Paneer Snack Recipe / Cottage Cheese Snack Recipe

A quick Paneer/ Indian cottage cheese dish for an appetizer/starter made in 5 minutes


Paneer Chatpat recipe / Chatpata Paneer recipe/Jhatpat Paneer recipe / Chatpata Paneer Snack Recipe / Cottage Cheese Snack Recipe


Ingredients
Paneer/Indian cottage cheese cubes-1 & 1/2 cups
Coloured bell pepper/capsicum diced-2 cups
Onion diced-1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Slit green chillies-2
Ginger & Garlic paste-1/2tsp
Red chilly paste-1/4tsp
Soy sauce-to your taste,I used 2tsp
Ketchup-2tbsp
Dry roasted & powdered jeera/cumin & coriander seeds together-1 tsp
Oil-2tsp
Method
Heat oil in a pan add the coloured capsicum,green chillies & onion,in medium high flame toss it well till its slightly brown but still crisp.
Now add the paneer cubes,ginger/garlic paste, all above sauces & dry ingredients,toss it well & switch off the stove.
A quick paneer dish is ready in 5 minutes!Serve it as a side dish for roti or a starter.

Note: I have added above ingredients according to the taste buds of our family, alter it if you want to have it more spicy. Baby corn can also be added.

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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Paneer Cheese Toast

Ingredients
Whole wheat bread-4 slices
Oil to spray the pan
Filling
Grated Paneer-1 cup
Grated Cheese-1/2 cup
Ketchup or Pasta sauce-1 cup
Salt & Pepper to taste
Capsicum & Onion-2tsp
(Mix all the ingredients together)
Method
Grease a baking tray.Spread the Paneer & cheese mixture on top of the bread evenly.Sprinkle some cheese on top & bake it till crisp in the oven.