Sunday, April 18, 2010

Paneer Capsicum Masala

Ingredients :
Paneer cubes - 1 cup
Tomatoes - 2
capsicums - 2
one onion
coconut - small piece
garlic cloves - 3
Small piece of ginger
jeera - 1tsp
cinnamon stick - 1
Few lavang
Few Eliachi
Black pepper cloves - 1tsp
Dhania powder - 1tsp
Biryani leaf - 2 to 3
1 teaspoon Jeera powder
Vinegar - 1tsp
milk - 1 cup
pinch of turmeric
Salt to taste

Procedure :
  1. Grind the following into a paste :Tomatoes, onion,coconut, garlic cloves, ginger, dalchini, laung, eliachi,black pepper cloves.

  2. Fry the paste in oil till it releases oil from the sides. Fry for long on low flame for a better taste.

  3. Heat oil in a separate kadai. Add some dhania powder, haldi powder, jeera powder, biryani leaf and let the masalas go brown. Add the fried paste to this and add some water to it and let it boil.

  4. Meanwhile heat a pan add 1tsp oil, fry paneer cubes for 5 mins and keep aside.

  5. Add these fry paneer cubes, capsicum,salt to the above boiling mixture and mix well.

  6. After few minutes of stirring, add milk to thicken the gravy. Cover and let it cook on sim. Once the capsicum is cooked add some vinegar(if not add some tamarind juice) and stir well.

  7. Garnish it with coriander and now your paneer capsicum masala is ready to be served.

  8. This dish goes well with Biryani, roti or chapati.

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