Written by Archana Doshi
Home Made Paneer simmered in honeyed tomato gravy with subtle spices is sure to make your dinners light and nutritious. This dish will be a reason for you to start cooking your dinners, as they can get as simple as this recipe.
Another healthy tip: While pureeing the tomatoes, add a couple of carrots and puree it along with the tomatoes to make the gravy, now you have added that vegetable for extra nutrition.
1 cup home made paneer cubes (or store bought)
1.5 cups freshly pureed tomatoes (choose red tomatoes)
2 tablespoons cream or some milk
1 tablespoon grated ginger
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon cardamom powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 tablespoon kasuri methi
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon Vegetable/Sunflower oil
Salt to tasteMethod
If it is a store bought paneer; soak in hot salt water for about 1o minutes. This process makes the paneer soft and tasty.
Heat oil in a pan; add the cumin seeds, ginger and honey, sauté for a few seconds until the honey starts to bubble. Add the turmeric powder, coriander powder and saute for a few seconds.
Add the tomato puree, salt, red chilli powder and cardamom powder and simmer for 2-3 minutes. add the milk or cream. Drain the water from the paneer and add it to the above gravy. Add kasuri methi and simmer for few minutes.
Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves and serve it with hot phulkas.