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Tandoori Paneer

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  Paneer 250 Gram, cut into cubes
  Garlic 10 Gram
  Ginger 1
  Green chilies 3
  Zeera 1 Teaspoon (Cumin Seeds)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Red chili powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tomato 1 , pureed or blanched
  Capsicums 2 , cut in rings
  Onions 2 , cut in rings
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon

1. Grind garlic, ginger, zeera & green chillies to a fine paste.
2. Add salt & chilli powder to the paste. Add enough orange colour to give a bright colour to the paste.
3. Cut paneer into 1" squares. Apply this paste nicely on all the pieces.
4. Put this paneer in a greased dish and grill for 10 minutes till it is dry and slightly crisp.
Alternately, paneer can be left like this (marinated) for 1 hour till dry.
5. Heat 1 heaped tbsp ghee in a karahi. Fry onion & capsicum rings for a few minutes till onions get transparent. Keep aside a few capsicum rings.
6. Add tomato puree & cook till dry.
7. Add 1/2 tsp gait and paneer pieces. Toss for a minute. Serve immediately, garnished with capsicum rings.

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Side Dish

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