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kaju paneer masala recipe
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kaju paneer masala recipe | kaju paneer curry | paneer cashew curry

easy kaju paneer masala recipe | kaju paneer curry | paneer cashew curry
Course curry
Cuisine north indian
Keyword kaju paneer masala
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 221kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 12 cube paneer / cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp cashew / kaju
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 cloves / lavang
  • 2 pod cardamom / elachi
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp salt
  • cup tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp cashew paste
  • 2 tbsp cream / malai
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi crushed
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, in a kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and saute 12 cubes paneer till it changes colour slightly.
  • keep the roasted paneer aside.
  • in the same oil fry 2 tbsp cashew until it turns golden brown.
  • keep aside once the cashew turns golden brown.
  • now add 1 tsp butter and saute 1 bay leaf, 3 cloves, 2 pods cardamom and 1 tsp cumin.
  • add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until it turns golden brown.
  • further keeping the flame on low, add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder, ¼ tsp garam masala and 1 tsp salt.
  • saute on low flame until it turns aromatic.
  • add in 1½ cup tomato puree and mix well. to prepare tomato puree, blend 3 ripened tomatoes to smooth paste.
  • cover and boil for 10 minutes or until the oil separate from sides.
  • further, add 2 tbsp cashew paste and saute until oil separates.
  • also, add 2 tbsp cream and cook on low flame.
  • now add in ¼ water and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  • furthermore, add fried paneer, cashew and mix well.
  • cover and simmer for 3 minutes or until the flavours are well absorbed.
  • also, add 1 tsp kasuri methi and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
  • finally, enjoy kaju paneer masala with roti or naan.

Nutrition

Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 629mg | Potassium: 602mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 947IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 4mg