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Paneer Roast

Paneer roast is a very delicious dish. Though we are calling it roast but the style of cooking is bit different. This is a complete vegetarian dish without using onion and garlic. I am sure you all will love this yummy paneer roast.

Preparation time :  15 minutes 
Cooking time :  15 minutes 
Serves : 4 

Ingredients  :  
250 grm paneer ( Indian cottage cheese ) cube 
2 cardamom 
½  inch cinnamon 
2 clove 
6 to 8 black pepper 
1 bay leaves 
1 tsp  red chilly powder  or to taste 
½  tsp  turmeric powder
1 tbsp cashew paste 
2 tbsp  coconut paste 
2 tbsp  tomato paste 
2 tbsp  yogurt 
2 tsp  ghee / clarified butter 
2  tbsp  oil 
½  tsp garam masala 
1/2 +  cup water 
¼  tsp sugar 
salt to taste 

Methods  of Cooking : 
Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the paneer cube a little. Then in bowl of water add little salt and place the fried paneer. Heat oil in a pan and then add 1 tsp ghee with it. Add bay leaves cardamom, clove , cinnamon, black pepper. When you get the smell of the fried masala , then add tomato paste, coconut paste, yogurt, cashew paste, coconut paste, red chilly powder, turmeric powder. Stir and cook till oil comes out. Add water let it come to boil. Then add the paneer cube and cook for 6 to 8 minutes When the gravy thickens add another tsp of ghee and garam masala . Mix well with soft hands. Put off the flame . Give 3 to 8 minutes of standing time. Serve with pulao, naan or roti ( Indian flat bread).

Happy Cooking!


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