Tuesday, December 9, 2014

PANEER RECIPES

Paneer is highly nutritious milk product. Paneer is a versatile dairy product, it is used desserts, snacks or for main course cooking.You can make it at home by simply adding lemon juice to boiling milk. When the milk shreds When milk curdles full turn off the gas and keep aside for 5 minutes. Pour it on to a cotton/muslin cloth and tie it with a tight knot.When all the water is drained from the paneer shape it into a rectangular block.
Now place the cloth under heavy weight for 2-3 hours before using it.
You can also get it from nearby dairy shop, but home made Paneer has it's own taste.
Also the water you can use for washing hair- it will leave your hair silky and shining with health.

 
Here are delicious Paneer recepies :-

Butter Paneer Masala

 Ingredients :

:- 250 gms Paneer
:-100 gms Fresh Cream (Malai)
:- 200 gms Tomato Puree
:- 2-3 tblsp Butter
:- 2 tblsp Kasuri Methi
:- 1/2 tsp Red chilli Powder
:- 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
:- 2-3 Green chilli
:- 1/2 tsp Salt
To make paneer makhanwala :
*Melt the butter in a pan, add slit green chillies, tomato puree, kasuri methi, salt, red chilli powder and simmer for 4-5 minutes.
*Add the cream and garam masala powder and cook further for 2-3 minutes.
*Add the paneer pieces and cook for a minute. 

*Serve hot garnished with coriander.
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Palak Paneer

Ingredients:

:- 500gms Fresh Palak
:- 100gms Paneer
:- 2Onions
:- Garlic paste
:- 1 tsp pure ghee
:- Garam masala to taste
:- Red chili powder to taste
:- Salt To Taste
To make palak paneer :
*Clean and wash palak (spinach) nicely.
*Boil the spinach in water and cool it.
*Now mash it in a mixer.
*Heat oil in a kadai. Add ginger-garlic paste and stir-fry for a minute.
*Now add onions and fry till golden brown.
*Add all spices except red chili powder.
*Now add the spinach
*Cut paneer into pieces (Paneer can be fried to golden brown in a seperate pan or can be used as it is).
*Add Paneer pieces to the gravy and cook until done.
*Take out in a bowl.
*Just before serving, heat pure ghee in a small pan.
*Hold the pan over bowl, add chili powder and immediately pour on palak paneer.
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Paneer Paratha

 Ingredients

:- 100 gms Grated Paneer
:- 1 finely chopped Onion
:- Coriander leaves finely chopped
:- Small piece of Ginger (grated)
:- 1 or 2 finely chopped green Chilies
:- Salt, Red Chili powder and Graram masala
:- Oil for frying
To make paneer paratha :
*Make dough out of whole wheat flour.
*In a bowl mix all the stuffing ingredients.
*Take a spooful and place a small round of dough
*Cook on a pre-heated Tawa .
*Turn it and pour half tablespoon oil or butter.
*Spread it on the paratha and shallow fry over low heat. Turn it and again pour oil or butter on the other side.
*Cook on a low heat till golden brown.
*Serve paneer paratha hot with curd and your favorite chutney or with pickle.
Note: Add salt only at the time of preparation.

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Paneer Tikka

 

Ingredients
:- 250 gram Paneer
:- 2 onion
:- 2 tomato
:- 1 tsp ginger - garlic paste
:- 2 green chilly
:- 1tsp tandoori masala
:- 1 tsp chat masala
:- 1 tsp chana masala
:- salt to taste
How to make paneer tikka masala:
*Cut round slices of tamatar and pyaj and keep them aside.
*Cut paneer in cubes.
*Mix tandoori,chat and chana masala along with half of the ginger garlic paste with dahi.
*Now add paneer cubes and mix well.
*Fix paneer cubes in a toothpick and put tomato and onion slices around paneer.
*Then cook them in a preheated oven and keep aside.
*Heat oil in a pan and put ginger garlic paste and green chilly in it.
*Cook for 5 minutes. Thereafter, add finely chopped onion and fry.
*Add finely chopped tomato and cook until oil floats on the surface.
*Add all the spices and cook for 2 minutes.
*Lastly add paneer cooked in oven and cook for 5 minutes.
*Garnish with coriander and se
rve hot.

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