Paneer Kolhapuri Recipe (Cottage Cheese In Maharashtrian Gravy With Kolhapuri Masala)
Paneer recipe in spicy gravy with cashewnuts, tomato & coconut based Kolhapuri masala
Paneer Kolhapuri Recipe (Cottage Cheese In Coconut Based Gravy) is a Maharashtrian recipe which uses authentic Kolhapuri Masala to make the gravy with cashewnuts, onions, ginger garlic paste, and tomatoes. This can be made when you have guests at home and this recipe is sure to bring you fame. Serve Paneer Kolhapuri Recipe (Cottage Cheese In Maharashtrian Gravy With Kolhapuri Masala) along with Garlic Naan Without Yeast Recipe, and Creamy Dal Makhani Recipe.
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- 200 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , cubed
- 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 3 Tomatoes , finely chopped
- 12 Cashew nuts
- 1/2 tablespoon Red chilli powder , (adjust)
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- Salt , to taste
- Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a few, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon Kolhapuri Masala
How to make Paneer Kolhapuri Recipe (Cottage Cheese In Maharashtrian Gravy With Kolhapuri Masala)
To begin making Paneer Kolhapuri Recipe (Cottage Cheese In Maharashtrian Gravy With Kolhapuri Masala), get prep with all the ingredients needed and keep Kolhapuri masala handy.
Once all the ingredients are ready, proceed with making the gravy first.
In a blender jar, add tomatoes and cashew nuts. Grind them to a puree. No water is needed at this stage, since tomatoes have moisture.
Heat oil in a kadai and once the oil is hot, add ginger garlic paste and saute it for a few seconds on medium heat.
Once the ginger garlic paste is sauteed well, add onions and saute it till onion turns golden brown.
Now add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt and mix it well.
Once mixed well, add tomato-cashewnut puree and the kolhapuri masala.
Let the mixture cook on medium heat it till the recipe starts leaving the sides of the pan. Check for salt and spices and adjust them if required.
Now add paneer cubes and mix it with help of spatula, but carefully such that the paneer cubes won't break.
Cook for a couple of minutes till you feel that the gravy has the right texture and combined well, and switch off heat.
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