Friday, April 1, 2011

Paneer/Tofu Mutter Masala


Paneer or Indian Tofu are usually prepared by curdling heated milk with lemon juice. The separarted whey forms Paneer or Indian Tofu/Cheese. Paneer is as rich source of protein and is ideal for pure vegetarian diet. This gravy goes well with Indian breads(Roti's and Naan).


Ingredients:


1. Paneer – 1 cup(cubed)
2. Green Peas - ½ cup
3. Garam Masala powder – 3 tsp
4. Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
5. Onion – 2(chopped)
6. Tomato – 2(chopped)
7. Cinnamon stick – 1
8. Cardamom – 3
9. Cloves – 3
10. Cashewnuts – 4nos.
11. Butter – 1tbsp
12. Oil – 3 tbsp
13. Salt – to taste




Direction:


1. Heat about 2 tbsp oil in a pan, to that add cloves, cinnamon stick, cardamom and fry them then add onions, tomato and cashewnuts saute them until they turn light golden brown in color.
2. Now grind the sauteed mixture in to a paste form.
3. Heat oil in a non stick pan and now add the ground paste to it.
4. Allow them to cook for sometime and add Paneer/tofu, green peas, garam masala, chilli powder and salt.
5. Close the lid and allow it to cook for about 10 minutes.
6. Transfer them in to bowl and add butter on them.
7. Serve them hot with Roti's.









27 comments:

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Very tempting recipe....

savitha ramesh said...

love the buter melting in ur curry.lipsmacking mattar panneer for rotis.

Satya Chaitanya said...

very rich and tempting ... i love the preparation ....
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Priya said...

Masala looks super inviting and tempting..

Swarnavalli Suresh said...

delicious masala.. love the presentation

aipi said...

Creamy - yummy n delicious- perfect with garlic butter naan :)

US Masala

சிநேகிதி said...

delicious.....

Sensible Vegetarian said...

Looks so creamy and delicious, love that cute piece of butter in the middle.

Vidhya said...

Curry look so creamy and delicious.Would love this with any Indian flat bread.

Suja Sugathan said...

Creamy and rich curry,looks delicious.

Only Fish Recipes said...

panner butter masala looks really delicious...very yummy !

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

Yummy dear,luks fantastic...

Jay said...

wow...wat a wonderful selection of recipe...awesome..
Tasty Appetite

Shirley said...

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Thanks for visiting and commenting. You've got a lovely blog here. Keep in touch.

Reva said...

lovely dish... the melting butter adds so much appeal to the look of the dish ... Yummy dish presented beautifully...
Reva

Eat Hearty said...

Lovely recipe!!!

Ankita
http://eat-hearty.blogspot.com/

Preety said...

looking delicious

Raksha said...

yummy, mouth-watering

Vimitha Anand said...

All time favorite with pooris

Nava.K said...

its great for the days we are vegetarian at home, the masala and paneer is a great combination.

Prathima Rao said...

Delicious & creamy gravy!!
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

AMMU MOHAN said...

very yummy recipe..looks perfect.....

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

perfect for rotis !! very delicious and creamy paneer mutter gravy !!

Nandini said...

This is my favourite side dish for parathas. Looks rich and creamy!

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks spicy and delicious dear :)

sojo said...

that looks yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmy

Ananda Rajashekar said...

Thanks for stopping by and for ur kind words of appreciation. Tofu mutter masala is so good YUM!

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