Tomato Puree-if homemade then make using 4 tomatoes or if store bought then 1 cup
Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder-2tsp
Hing or asfoatedia - 1 pinch
Jeera or Cumin seeds-1/2tsp
Saunf or Fennel Powder or Mouri-2tbsp
Dry Ginger Powder or Sonth-1/2 tsp
Oil- 5 Tbsp(Preferably Mustard oil )
the paneer into thick rectangular shaped pieces.
In a wok add 5 Tbsp oil. Shallow fry paneer pieces from both sides till light brown. Keep them aside.
Add hing,then splutter brown cardamom, green cardamom, bay leaf, cinnamon.
Add tomato puree, salt, red chilli powder, dry ginger powder. Cook till the masala leaves oil on the sides.
Add paneer to the masala. Now add some saunf or fennel powder. Mix.
Now add the 1/2 cup water
Mix well. Let it cook for 2-3 more minute.
Add garam masala powder and ghee..cover with lid...Allow to cook for 2 minutes . Switch off the gas. Garnish with chopped corriander leaves.
Enjoy it with Hot steamed rice or Roti or any kind of Indian Bread.
For garam masala,you can use store bought Sahi Garam masala. ..or you can make it at home
Ingredients for Garam Masala
Black pepper corns-1/2tsp
Green Cardamom -2
Brown Cardamom -1
Chinamon Stick -1
Method of making Garam Masala
In a different pan,dry roast all ingredients . Grind them to make a fine powder.
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