Paneer Do Pyaza Recipe
Most Indians just love paneer dishes, especially veg lovers. Paneer or cottage cheese is said to be chicken for veg lovers. Just kidding! Paneer is healthy and rich in protein. Here is a recipe for paneer do pyaza. Paneer do pyaza is delicious spicy paneer cooked in finger-licking masala and onions.Want to make one? Below is a recipe.
|Prep Time: 20 Mins||Cooking Time: 30 Mins||Servings: 5 to 6|
Ingredients for paneer do pyaza
- Paneer 500 grams
- Onions 4 medium
- Oil 4 tbsp.
- Cumin seeds 1 tbsp.
- green cardamoms 5 crushed
- garlic paste 1 tbsp.
- ginger paste 1 tbsp.
- tomatoes chopped 2 medium
- tomato puree ¼ cup
- turmeric powder ½ tbsp.
- coriander powder 2 tbsp.
- red chilli powder 1 tbsp.
- kasuri methi 1 teaspoon
- fresh cream ¼ cup
- Salt to taste
- garam masala powder 1 teaspoon
- fried onions ½ cup
- fresh coriander leaves chopped ¼ cup
- grated ginger 1 inch
Process of making paneer do pyaza
Heat 2 tbsp. oil in a deep non-stick pan.
Halve 2 onions and again cut it into halves to open out the layers.
In another non-stick pan, heat 2 tablespoon oil and add onions layers to it.
In a deep pan, add 1 tablespoon cumin seeds, 5 crushed Green cardamoms and 2 sliced onions. Saute it until onion turns golden.
Cut paneer into 2-inch cubes. (Sauté and flip the onion layers till golden and switch off the heat. then add 1 tablespoon Ginger and 1 tablespoon Garlic paste to the deep pan and onions, Sauté it for a minute. Add 2 tablespoon water and mix well.
Add ¼ cup tomato puree and 2 medium chopped tomatoes and mix to the deep pan, add ½ tablespoon turmeric powder, 2 tablespoon coriander powder, 1 tablespoon kasuri methi, 1 tablespoon cumin powder and 1 tablespoon red chilli powder. Keep stirring it till oil separates.
Add paneer cubes and mix them well with the masala, add ¼ cup fresh cream and mix well, add Salt as per taste, add 1 Tablespoon Garam masala powder, browned onion layers and ½ cup fried onions to paneer. Cover the lid and cook it for 2 minutes.
Add 1 Inch (कसा हुआ) grated Ginger and chopped ¼ cup coriander leaves. Mix everything together lightly.Your Paneer Do Pyaza is Ready to Serve.This dish can be eaten with naan, tandoori,
Your Paneer Do Pyaza is Ready to Serve.This dish can be eaten with naan, tandoori, rumali roti or just with steamed rice and every time this will give a different taste to your taste buds
Variations and tips
- Adjust the amount of red chilly and green chilli to make it spicy accordingly.
- You can add a little sugar to the dish to balance the sour taste of tomato.
Paneer do pyaza is one of the simplest panner recipes and you can serve it for lunch or dinner too. Just with few preparation, your dish is ready to serve with kulcha, butter kulcha, masala papad or any Indian bread you want.
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