I like to create new sidedishes for our daily roti or paratha to make it special and not boring. This is one curry which i made recently and it turned out so yummy. The curry had its own creaminess without the addition of cashews, cream or milk.
Aloo Butter Masala
Paneer Cashew Curry
Gobi Kofta Curry
Paneer Tikka Masala
Paneer Butter Masala
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..
Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 35 to 40 mins
Serves : 4
Oil - 2 tblspn
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Onion - 1 large chopped finely
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi - 1 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Tomatoes - 3 large chopped
Poppy Seeds / Khus Khus / Kasa Kasa - 1.5 tblspn
Potatoes - 2 medium size peeled and chopped
Paneer - 200 grams
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp
Water as needed
Coriander Leaves a handful finely chopped
Take tomatoes, poppy seeds in a kadai. Cover with water. Cover and cook for 10 to 15 mins till tomatoes are done. Remove from heat and add it to blender. Puree smoothly, set aside.
Heat oil in a pan. Add in cumin seeds and let them sizzle.
Add in onions and cook till golden.
Add in chilli, coriander and turmeric powder. Mix well.
Add in potatoes and toss well. Cover with water and simmer the pan covered for 15 mins till potatoes are cooked.
Now add in tomato puree and mix well. Add more water and bring it to a boil, add some sugar and mix well.
Add in paneer and mix well. Simmer till oil separates,
Now sprinkle garam masala powder and coriander leaves. Mix once.
|Take tomatoes in a pan|
|Add in poppy seeds|
|add some water|
|Place it on stove|
|cover and simmer|
|now the tomatoes are done|
|Take it in a blender|
|Heat oil in a pan, add in cumin seeds|
|Add in onions|
|and some salt|
|saute till golden|
|Add in turmeric, chilli and coriander powder|
|saute for a min|
|add in potatoes|
|pour some water in|
|cover and cook|
|now the potatoes are tender|
|add in the tomato puree|
|and some more water if needed|
|i added some sugar too..|
|add in paneer cubes|
|simmer for a while, till a layer of oil floats on top|
|sprinkle some garam masala powder|
|and some coriander leaves|