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Amritsarwali Paneer

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Amritsarwali paneer is yummy paneer cooked with onion, capsicum and spices. A popular Punjabi dish, the paneer cooked barbecue style is a wonderful dish whether for your everyday meal or a special occasion.
  Paneer 500 Gram (Firm)
  Onion 1 , diced
  Onion 1 , sliced into thin rings (For Garnish)
  Capsicum 1 , diced
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, crushed fine
  Coriander leaves 1⁄2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Ajwain 1 Teaspoon (Seeds)
  Besan 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (Gram Flour)
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tandoori masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Anardana powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 2 Tablespoon

Cut paneer into 1"x1"x1" cubes.
Make a thick mixture of flour, salt, ginger, garlic, turmeric, ajwain, garam & tandoori masalas.
Sprinkle 2-3 tbsp. water if necessary. Add 1/2 tbsp. oil, mix well.
Use 2 tbsp. mixture to marinate onions,capsicum and rest to marinate paneer cubes.
Marinate paneer for 10 minutes.
Either fry pieces or grill on a bar-b-que skewer or grill mesh till crisp and brown.
Heat remaining oil, add onions,capsicum saute few minute.
Add marinate paste, stir well and cook.
When dry add fried paneer, chilli, anardhana powder, salt.
Toss well. Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves.
Serve hot with tooth picks to pick up easily.

serve: 4

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Cottage cheese with spices

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