Paneer Makhani

Paneer Makhani

Paneer Makhani – Makhni means cream, when soft and mellow paneer cubes cooked in a Cashewnuts, cream and tomato gravy then it’s become Paneer Makhni (पनीर मखनी). It is north India’s ever famous curry dish. It’s mostly serves with naan or roti.

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Paneer Makhani

Recipe by VipashaCourse: Dinner, Lunch, MainCuisine: Indian
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

25

minutes
Calories

290

kcal
Total time

30

minutes

This microwave cooked Paneer Makhani is easy to cook and can make in no time. Can have as main dish meal with naan or roti.

Ingredients

Directions

  • Cottage Cheese (पनीर) dice cut. keep aside.
  • Chop tomato (टमाटर) & ginger separately. Keep aside.
  • Soak Cashew nuts (काजू) or Magaj (मगज) in 1/2 cup water for 30 minutes. Drain water and make a paste.
  • In a microwave safe deep dish add tomatoes, ginger (अदरक) and 1/2 cup of water, cover and and microwave on high temperature covered for 5 minutes.
  • Cool to room temperature and pure in a mixer.
  • Microwave butter, oil and green cardamoms (छोटी इलायची) for 2 minutes.
  • Add salt, sugar, red chilli powder and garam masala. Mix well.
  • Add fresh tomato puree and tomato ketchup. Mix very well.
  • Microwave on high temperature covered for 4 minutes. Stir once.
  • Microwave on high temperature uncovered for 4 minutes again.
  • Add cashew nuts (काजू) or magaj paste and kasoori methi. Mix well. Add 1/2 cup of water. Microwave on high temperature for 3 minutes.
  • Add diced cottage cheese. Add fresh cream. Microwave on high temperature for 2 minutes.
  • Garnished with butter and coriander (dhaniya) leave. Serve hot.

Notes

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