Kaju Paneer

A thick gravy with cashew nut and poppy seeds paste

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Kaju Paneer

A thick gravy with cashew nut and poppy seeds paste

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Mia Varghese

Published On: 08 May 2011

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1

For preparing kaju paneer, deep fry the paneer cubes till golden brown and keep it aside.

Step 2

Soak the cashewnuts and poppy seeds for 1 hour and grind it with 1 cup of water to make a paste.

Step 3

Roast onion and cardamom powder in oil till the onion turns light brown in colour.

Step 4

Add tomato puree, ginger-garlic paste, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and green chillies.

Step 5

Now add the kasuri methi and stir it for 4 min.

Step 6

Then add the cashew paste, salt and 2 cups of water to the pan. Allow it to simmer on low flame for a few minutes.

Step 7

Add the fried paneer to the pan and stir it for 6-7 min.

Step 8

Add garam masala powder and mix it well.

Step 9

Remove it from the flame and garnish with coriander leaves and grated paneer before serving.

Step 10

Kaju paneer is ready. Serve hot.

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