Paneer Makhni Recipe

 
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Paneer Makhni
  • Chef: Manali Acharya
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A creamy and aromatic paneer makhni recipe that will go perfect with some ghee smeared rotis. Bliss!

Ingredients of Paneer Makhni

  • 200 gm paneer, cut into pieces
  • 5 large tomatoes chopped
  • 2 Tbsp ghee
  • 1 Tbsp ginger, chopped
  • Seeds of 2 green cardamoms (chotti elaichi) crushed
  • 1/2 Tbsp sugar
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp tomato ketchup
  • 4 Tbsp cashew nuts soaked in 1/4th cup water and ground to a paste
  • 2 tsp kasoori methi
  • 1/2 cup milk approximately

How to Make Paneer Makhni

  • 1.Boil tomatoes and ginger for 5 minutes and then let them cool. Now puree in a mixer and keep aside.
  • 2.Add ghee to the kadhai and add elaichi and sauté for a minute. To it add tomato puree, tomato sauce, red chilli, garam masala salt and sugar. Mix and let it boil.
  • 3.Now add the cashew paste along with kasoori methi and mix well. Add 1/2 cup water. Let it cook.
  • 4.On a non-stick pan, place the paneer pieces and cook them from both sides till golden brown in color. Add the paneer pieces to the gravy.
  • 5.Add milk to get a thick red gravy. Simmer till the ghee separates out of the gravy.
  • 6.Serve hot.

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