Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a deep vessel and crackle the cinnamon, cloves and cardamoms.
Add the green & red chillies and ginger.
Then add 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, coriander & zeera powder, sprinkle a bit of water and mix.
Now add the tomatoes and salt and stir it all together.
Let this simmer for about 5-7 minutes.
In another pan heat 2 tbsps of oil, crackle the zeera, and then add the potatoes and carrots.
Season with salt, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp red chilli powder and give it a good toss.
When the potatoes & carrots are half cooked, mix them into the tomato base.
Pour in a glass of water, add the peas, cover and let it simmer for about 5 minutes.
Add the paneer, stir gently and cook till the potatoes are soft and the water reduces to a slightly thick gravy.
Once ready, squeeze some lime juice and serve hot.
Key Ingredients: Cottage Cheese, vegetable oil, potatoes, carrot, tomato, green peas, black cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, cumin seeds, red chilli, green chillies, ginger, turmeric, coriander powder, lemon juice, salt