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paneer nawabi curry recipe
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paneer nawabi curry recipe | nawabi paneer | mughlai paneer curry

easy paneer nawabi curry recipe | nawabi paneer | mughlai paneer curry
Course curry
Cuisine hyderabadi
Keyword paneer nawabi curry recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for onion masala paste:

  • 1 onion cube
  • 3 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 pod cardamom
  • 13 whole cashew
  • 6 almond / badam blanced
  • 2 tsp poppy seeds / khus khus
  • 1 cup water

for curry:

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ inch cinnamon
  • 3 pod cardamom
  • ½ cup curd / yogurt whisked
  • 2 tbsp cream / malai
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 2 chilli slit
  • 20 cube paneer / cottage cheese
  • 1 tsp kewra water
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi crushed

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large kadai take 1 onion, 3 clove garlic, 1 inch ginger, 2 pod cardamom, 13 whole cashew, 6 almond and 2 tsp poppy seeds.
  • add 1 cup water, cover and boil for 15 minutes.
  • cool completely, and blend to smooth paste adding water as required. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai, heat 1 tbsp butter and 2 tbsp oil.
  • add 1 tsp cumin, 1 bay leaf, ½ inch cinnamon, 3 pod cardamom and saute until spices turn aromatic.
  • now add prepared onion paste and stir well.
  • cook on medium flame, until the raw flavour disappears and oil separates from sides.
  • keeping the flame on low add ½ cup curd and stir continuously.
  • cook until the oil separates from the sides.
  • further, add 2 tbsp cream, 1 cup milk and stir adjusting consistency as required.
  • also, add ¾ tsp salt, 2 chilli and mix well.
  • now add 20 cube paneer, 1 tsp kewra water and mix well.
  • cover and simmer for 5 mintues or until the flavour absorb completely.
  • now add 1 tsp kasuri methi and mix well.
  • finally, just before serving nawabi paneer, top with a tsp of saffron milk.