How to make Paneer With Nuts -

Paneer cooked with assorted nuts and spices.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cottage cheese, Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Paneer With Nuts checkout Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Babycorn Balchao, Shahi Paneer, Malai Kofta Curry . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Batata Bhaji, Hare Chane Methi, Stuffed Baby Potatoes, Mutter Mushroom.

Paneer With Nuts

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer With Nuts Recipe

  • Cottage cheese 400 grams

  • Almonds 6-8

  • Cashewnuts 6-8

  • Pine nuts(chilgoza) 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes 2 large

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Suger 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Cut cottage cheese into one inch sized diamonds and keep aside. Blanch tomatoes in boiling water for two to three minutes, refresh, remove skin and chop finely. Clean, wash and finely chop coriander leaves. Blanch almonds in boiling water for two minutes.

Step 2

Drain, peel and cut into slivers. Slit cashewnuts in two. Heat two tablespoons of ghee in a kadai, add cumin seeds. When they change colour add almond slivers, cashewnuts and pine nuts and sauté till pink.

Step 3

Add the chopped tomatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt and cook on medium heat for two to three minutes. Add ginger powder and sugar and continue to sauté for another minute. Add the cottage cheese pieces and cook on low heat for another minute stirring gently till oil leaves the masala.

Step 4

Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander.

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