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paneer ki sabji
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paneer ki sabji | quick paneer curry recipe | paneer sabzi recipe

easy paneer ki sabji | quick paneer curry recipe | paneer sabzi recipe
Course curry
Cuisine punjabi
Keyword paneer ki sabji
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Calories 310kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for paneer marination:

  • 15 cube paneer / cottage cheese
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 tsp oil for roasting

for curry:

  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pod black cardamom
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 2 pod cardamom
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cup tomato puree
  • ½ cup curd
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi crushed
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large bowl take 15 cubes paneer, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp ginger garlic paste and ¼ tsp salt.
  • mix well combining all the spices well.
  • cover and rest for 30 minutes or more for marination.
  • now heat 3 tsp oil and saute marinated paneer.
  • do not overcook the paneer as it turns rubbery. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai heat 1 tbsp ghee and 2 tbsp oil.
  • add 1 tsp cumin, 1 bay leaf, 1 pod black cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon, 2 pods cardamom and 4 cloves.
  • saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
  • now add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • further keeping the flame on low, add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ½ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp garam masala and 1 tsp salt.
  • saute on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.
  • add 2 cup tomato puree and mix well.
  • cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the oil separates.
  • keeping the flame on low, add ½ cup curd and stir continuously.
  • keep cooking until the curd is well combined.
  • now add 1 cup water and mix well adjusting the consistency as required.
  • further, add cooked paneer and mix well.
  • cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until the flavours are well absorbed.
  • add 1 tsp kasuri methi, 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.
  • finally, enjoy paneer ki sabji with roti or rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 1089mg | Potassium: 904mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1480IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 6mg