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Achari Paneer

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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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Achari Paneer Recipe