Bhindi and Paneer Masala Gravy Recipe
Tangy rich tomato gravy ground with spices and is mixed with soft paneer and sauteed ladies finger.
Bhindi and Paneer Masala Gravy Recipe is a simple side dish which is made with sautéed bhindi (okra) and soft paneer in a tomato based gravy without any addition of cashew nuts, poppy seeds or cream. The flavors are simple and the spices are ground along with tomato so that it is more effective than adding it as a whole spice.
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- 150 grams Bhindi (Lady Finger/Okra) , chopped to inch
- 1 cup Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , cubed
- 1 Onion , chopped
- 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
- 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 2 teaspoon Coriander Powder
- 1 teaspoon Sugar
- Salt , to taste
- Cooking oil , for cooking Ingredients to grind
- 2 Tomatoes , chopped
- 2 Cloves
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick
- 1 Cardamom (Pods /Seeds)
- 4 cloves Garlic
- 1 inch Ginger
- 1 tablespoon Hung Yogurt (Greek/ Thick Curd)
Directions for Bhindi and Paneer Masala Gravy Recipe
To begin making the Bhindi and Paneer Masala Gravy Recipe grind the tomatoes along with cinnamon, cardamom, clove, garlic, ginger and yogurt to a smooth paste.
Heat a kadai with oil, add the chopped ladies finger and fry them till it is soft and crispy. Sprinkle little salt also and fry them. Keep it aside.
In the same kadai, add little more oil and add bay leaf and chopped onions and saute till it becomes translucent.
Add the ground paste along with, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, sugar and salt. Mix well and saute till the raw smell of the tomato goes away.
Add the chopped ladies finger and paneer and mix well. Check for salt and cover it with a lid and cook for 2 minutes. Serve hot.
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