Tomato Paneer Recipe

 
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Tomato Paneer
Tomato Paneer
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A low fat paneer recipe that is worth every calorie! A milky concoction of cottage cheese chunks, tomato puree, a pinch of sugar and mild spices, all tossed together in olive oil.

Ingredients of Tomato Paneer

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp zeera
  • 1 star anise
  • 1/2 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 capsicum, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato puree
  • 1 cup paneer, cut into medium sized cubes
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1-2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Chopped coriander leaves, to garnish

How to Make Tomato Paneer

  • 1.In a pan add olive oil, zeera, star anise, ginger-garlic paste.
  • 2.Add the diced capsicum. Saute for 1 minute. (You can saute it for longer in case you do not like your capsicum too crunchy.)
  • 3.Add tomato puree. Add salt, garam masala and sugar. Cook till it leaves oil on the sides.
  • 4.Add milk. Mix well. Add the paneer cubes. Let it cook for 2 minutes on low flame. Do not over cook the milk as it can curdle.
  • 5.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.
  • 6.Note: Paneer cubes can be grilled on a non-stick tawa till light brown before adding to the base. You can also add a split green chilli to increase the heat of the dish in step number 3.

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