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Achari Paneer

Desi.Foods's picture
Achari Paneer is one of the most compelling cottage cheese dishes that I've ever tasted ! Try this extremely spicy pcikled cottage cheese chunks with rice or Indian breads. Your suggestions for this Achari Paneer are welcome !
Ingredients
  Paneer 300 Gram
  Sauf 2 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Methi dana 1 Pinch
  Kalonji 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Jeera 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic flakes 6
  Ginger piece 1 Inch
  Curd 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Onion 3
  Green chili 4
  Haldi 1 Teaspoon
  Amchur powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Slit green chilies 3
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Slice paneer into 2 inch cubes.
2. Put all seeds saunf [aniseeds], sarson[mustard seeds], methi dana[feugreek seeds], kalonji[onion seeds] and jeera [cumin seeds] into a bowl.
3. Grind garlic and ginger roughly and keep aside.

MAKING
4. Heat the oil and add the mixture of seeds together into the heated oil. Let them splutter for 1 minute.
5. Then add chopped green chilies and onions.Fry all onions turn golden brown.
6. In this add, haldi and the garlic ginger paste and cook for 1/2 minute.
7. Whisk the curd to a smooth texture by stirring with a spoon and add to the pan. Keep stirring gently.
8. Add 1/2 tsp salt and amchoor (dried mango powder).
9. Dry up the curd a little by simmering on low heat.
10. Finally add the paneer cubes and stir gently. Leave to simmer until nicely coated with the gravy.

SERVING
11. Serve in a kadhi vessel garnished with fresh coriander leaves and chopped green chilies accompanied by paratha or naan.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Paneer

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2 Comments

Priyanka.Mishra's picture
how about the paneer? where does it fit in?
Samina.Tapia's picture
Hi Priyanka, the paneer should be added to the gravy at the end so that it does not disintegrate in the gravy.