30 October 2009

Shahi mixed veggie paneer

Add cashew paste and cream into any Indian curry and you have 'Shahi' (Royal) sauce.
Serves 4
1 lb cottage cheese cut into 1/2 inch cubes
2 cups of frozen veggies
2 medium onions, chopped fine
1" inch peice of ginger, chopped
1 tbsp kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
1 tsp crushed red chillies
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
2 tsp salt
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup cashew nut paste
1/4 cup cream
1/2 cup water
  1. Saute onions in hot oil till golden brown. Add ginger, kasuri methi and fry for 1-2 mins.
  2. Stir in red chilli, garam masala and salt.
  3. Add tomatoes and cook until it is the spices are well combined and most of the tomato juice has been cooked off. About 5-7 mins.
  4. Add cashew paste and cream. Simmer for 3-4 mins. Add water, veggies and simmer.
  5. Add paneer and continue to simmer for another 5 mins.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander. Serve with naan.

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