How to make Badami Babycorn Paneer Masala -

Babycorns and cottage cheese in almond based gravy

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Babycorns (बेबी कॉर्न), Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर)

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course Vegetarian


Badami Babycorn Paneer Masala

Badami Babycorn Paneer Masala Recipe Card

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Hindi: makai
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Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Badami Babycorn Paneer Masala Recipe

  • Babycorns 10-12

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 200 grams

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Garlic 4-5 cloves

  • Ginger 2 inch piece

  • Whole dry red chillies 3-4

  • Almonds 12-15

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Tomato puree 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Wash and thinly slice the babycorn. Cut paneer into one inch sized triangular pieces. Peel, wash and roughly chop onions and garlic.

Step 2

Peel, wash and chop half the ginger and cut the remaining half into julienne for garnish. Remove stems of whole red chillies. Grind the red chillies, almonds, onions, garlic and ginger into a fine paste using half a cup of water.

Step 3

Take oil along with ground paste, tomato puree, salt and half a cup of water in a microwave bowl. Cook, covered on Microwave HIGH (100%) for four minutes. Stir and add sliced babycorn, paneer pieces, red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 4

Cover and cook on Microwave HIGH (100%) for ten minutes. Take the kasuri methi in a microwave and roast, uncovered, on Microwave HIGH (100%) for half a minute. Remove, crush and sprinkle over the gravy.

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