Paneer Masala – How to Make Restaurant Style Paneer
A great dish for anyone who have a busy lifestyle, you can cook it over the weekend, then refrigerate and consume within 2 days.
By Anamika Sharma
A quick & easy Paneer recipe (Indian Cottage Cheese). Paneer is something that is used on a very regular basis in Indian homes in some form or the other, I love the way it blends with any other ingredient and makes the entire dish so rich. I generally make paneer burji at home, one – because it is too easy and quick to make and two – I can wrap it to the chapatis and give it to my kids without any fuss, it’s to handy to eat for them. I also make Paneer Butter Masala that is loved at home a lot.
A great dish for anyone who have a busy lifestyle, you can cook it over the weekend, then refrigerate and consume within 2 days. It wont loose its texture and taste. Heat it in the microwave and wrap in ready-made chapatis or make a bread sandwich.
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Paneer Masala – How to Make Restaurant Style Paneer (Punjabi Recipe)
Take a kadai, heat oil and add ginger garlic paste and saute for few minutes.
Then add in chopped onions, sauté for 3 – 4 minutes on medium to low flame till light brown.
Add in chopped tomatoes and stir, let it cook for few minutes till tomatoes go soft.
Add in turmeric powder and stir, now add other dry masalas to it.
Now add in the paneer cubes and mix well, let it cook on low flame for few minutes.
Top it with chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame and cover the kadai with lid.
Let the paneer rest in the masala for 5 minutes.
Now serve this with hot chapatis or parathas.
Paneer Masala can be served with boiled rice, as a paneer wrap and even it can be sandwiched and grilled. If you want that extra redness in the recipe, you can use kashmiri mirch or else can add in ½ teaspoon of tomato ketchup.
Anamika Sharma is a passionate foodie, a food blogger with a background in aviation and telecom industry for good 15 years. Her mission is to spread the love for Indian cooking to all those who wrongly think it’s too difficult. She loves to cook for her family, specially her kids. Besides cooking she also enjoys photography and traveling. MAD – making a difference is a word she chose to describe her Indian cooking site. Cooking always meant to her to be maddening and now she is mad about cooking.