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Easy Paneer Peshawari Recipe

Easy Paneer Peshawari Recipe
Easy Paneer Peshawari Recipe

Ingredients

  • 250 gms Paneer, cubed
  • 1 Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 Onion, sliced
  • 1 Tomato, sliced
  • 1 Capsicum, sliced
  • 2 Green Chillies, finely chopped
  • 3-4 tbsp Oil (or as required)
  • 1 tsp Jeera seeds
  • 1 tbsp Ginger – Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Kasoori Methi (Roast on a hot tawa for 10-15 seconds. Remove and crush in between hands)
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 tbsp Boiled Cashewnut Paste (Boil 5-6 Cashews and then grind to a paste)
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • Salt to Taste
  • Coriander Leaves, for Garnishing
  • A pinch of crushed Kasoori Methi, for Garnishing
  • A little Cream, for Garnishing

How to make Paneer Peshawari

  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Add jeera seeds & allow to crackle.
  • Then add in the chopped onions and sauti until light brown.
  • Add ginger – garlic paste + chopped tomatoes.
  • Cook till the oil surfaces on top.
  • Dilute the turmeric powder + jeera powder + garam masala powder + pepper powder in 2 tbsp water & add to the gravy.
  • Also add in the chopped green chillies.
  • Bhuno the masala for 2 mins.
  • Then add in the sliced onions + tomatoes + capsicum + 8-10 tbsp water.
  • Mix & cook for a couple of mins.
  • Then add in the cashewnut paste + butter + salt to taste.
  • Mix well & cook for 2-3 mins.
  • Finally add in the cream + crushed kasoori methi + paneer cubes & cook for a further 5 mins or until the paneer heats thru & becomes soft.
  • Check & adjust the seasoning.
  • Dish out the “Paneer Peshwari” in a bowl.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, sprinkle with crushed kasoori methi & dot with some cream.
  • Serve with Roti or Naan

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