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paneer lababdar recipe | how to make restaurant style paneer lababdar

easy paneer lababdar recipe | how to make restaurant style paneer lababdar
Course curry
Cuisine north indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 3 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for puree:

  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tomato cube
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 pods cardamom
  • 4 cloves
  • 15 cashew / kaju
  • ½ tsp salt

other ingredients:

  • 2 tsp butter
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 1 chilli slit
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 15 cubes paneer / cottage cheese
  • 2 tbsp paneer / cottage cheese grated
  • 2 tbsp cream / malai
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, heat 2 tsp butter and 2 tsp oil.
  • saute 1 bay leaf, 1 inch cinnamon, 1 chilli and 1 tsp kasuri methi until it turns aromatic.
  • further, add 1 onion and saute well until the onions turn golden brown.
  • keeping the flame on low add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp coriander powder and ½ tsp cumin powder.
  • add in prepared tomato puree and mix well.
  • cover and cook for 10 minutes, or until the oil is released from masala paste.
  • add 1 cup water, ¼ tsp salt and mix well.
  • furthermore, add 15 cubes paneer and 2 tbsp grated paneer. mix and cook well.
  • turn off the flame and add 2 tbsp cream. mix until the cream is combined well.
  • additionally, add ¼ tsp garam masala and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
  • finally, enjoy paneer lababdar with roti / chapati.