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Chole Paneer recipe



Chole paneer is a classic Indian dish made of Indian cottage cheese, chick peas and Makhni gravy. This dish is very popular in Northern part of India.


     


Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Heat a pan, add butter, oil, cumin seeds and allow the cumin seeds to crackle.
  2. Add onion and saute till it turns light golden brown in color.
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the aroma of ginger and garlic spreads.
  4. Add Makhni gravy into it and mix well.
  5. Check the seasoning and adjust the salt. I have added 1/2 tsp of salt after adding the makhni gravy.
  6. Once the gravy comes to a boil, add the cooked chick peas and mix well.
  7. Add the paneer and mix well so as to allow the masalas to coat all over the paneer.
  8. Finally sprinkle an pinch of coriander leaves, garam masala and mix well.
  9. Chole paneer is now ready to be served.

Serve it along with your favourite bread such as chapati, roti plain or butter naan.

Note:
To cook the chickpeas or channa, soak 1/4 cup of channa in water overnight.
In the morning, drain off the water and cook the chickpeas or channa along with water and 1/2 tsp of salt in a preasure cooker or a
large vessel.
Cook the the chick peas become soft and tender.

chole paneer

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Jinga tawa masala


Jinga tawa masala or prawn masala is a delicious preparation made of basic makhni gravy. It is a quick recipe and and excellent accompaniment with Indian breads roti, chapati, plain or butter naan


       
Ingredients:

  • Ghee (3 tsp)
  • Prawns (200 gms, deshelled)
  • Carom seeds (1 tsp)
  • Onion (chopped, 2 medium size)
  • Salt (1/2 tsp)
  • Green chilli (1, chopped)
  • Chilli powder (1 tsp)
  • Coriander leaves( few, chopped)
  • Makhni gravy (1 cup)
  • Garam masala (2 pinches)
  • Ginger garlic paste( 2 tsp)
  • Lemon juice (1 tbsp)

Method:

  1. Heat a pan, add 1 tsp of ghee and melt it.
  2. Add prawns and cook for a minute. Switch off the flame, take out the prawns in a seperate dish and keep it aside.
  3. In the same pan, add 1 1 tsp of ghee, carom seeds and allow the seeds to crackle.
  4. Add onion, salt and saute in slow flame till the onion starts to turn light golden brown in color.
  5. Add green chilli, ginger garlic paste, chilli powder and mix well.
  6. Add the cooked prawns into the masala mix and mix well so that the spices mixes well with the prawns.
  7. Add 1 tbsp of chopped coriander leaves and saute for 30 seconds.
  8. Add 1 cup of Makhni gravy and mix them all well.
  9. Cook in slow flame for 1 minutes.
  10. Add 1 tbsp of lemon juice, sprinkle garam masala finish it of with few chopped coriander leaves over it. Mix well.

Switch off the flame. Jinga tawa masala is now ready.
Serve Jinga tawa masala into a serving plate garnish it with some more coriander leaves & Serve it hot with Indian breads like roti,  chapati, plain or butter nan.

Prawn masala

 

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Paneer tawa masala



Paneer tawa masala is a delicious recipe that goes very well with chapati, roti or nan. It is made of Makhni gravy and takes very less time to make.




Ingredients:

  • Ghee (1 tbsp)
  • Carom seeds(a pinch)
  • Onion (2, chopped)
  • Salt (1/2 tsp)
  • Ginger paste (1 tsp)
  • Green chilli (1, chopped)
  • Chilli powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Coriander powder (1 tsp)
  • Paneer/Indian cottage cheese (150 gms, diced)
  • Makhni Gravy (1 cup)
  • Garam masala (a pinch)
  • Coriander leaves (few,chopped)

Method:

  1. To make paneer tava masala, heat a pan, add ghee or clarified butter.
  2. Once it melts, add a pinch of carom seed & allow it to crackle.
  3. Once the carom seeds starts to crackle, add chopped onion and saute well.
  4. Add salt and saute again in slow flame till it turns light golden brown in color.
  5. Once the onion starts to turn golden brown, add ginger paste, chopped green chilli & saute it for couple of minutes.
  6. After couple of minutes, add chilli powder, coriander powder and saute again so that the spices mixes well with the onion.
  7. Once the aroma of coriander spreads, add the diced paneer into the mixture and mix well.
  8. Add makhni gravy and cook till the makni gravy starts to coat the paneer.
  9. Once the gravy becomes thick, switch off the flame.
  10. Sprinke garamasala, chopped coriander leaves and mix them well.

Our paneer tawa masala is now ready. Serve it along with Roti, chapati or nan. Enjoy!

 

Paneer Tawa Masala