Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer

By Mehak Joshi  |  18th Dec 2015  |  
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Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneerby Mehak Joshi
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

    4

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About Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer Recipe

Everyone loves cottage cheese in any form. However people tend to eat less of it because of its' curries heavy nature. But fear no more, you can enjoy this curry everyday. Its low fat, healthy and lite. Best accompanied with biryani and nan breads.

Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer by Mehak Joshi is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer is a dish which comes from Mughlai cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 4 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer takes 15 minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer will be the best option for you. The flavor of Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer

Ingredients to make Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer

  • 250 gm cottage cheese (Cut in cubes)
  • 1 large bottle gourd
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 3 green chilies
  • 1 dried red chili
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds + cumin seeds + carom seeds each
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 tsp karipatta
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder + turmeric powder + pepper powder each
  • 4 cardamoms (Elaichi)
  • 2 cloves (laung)
  • 1/2 cup warm milk mixed with 4-5 strands of kesar
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream
  • salt to taste
  • For garnishing: Corinader, roasted cashews and green raisins (kishmish)

How to make Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer

  1. Peel and roughly chop the onion and bottle gourd. Grind these into a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  2. Roughly chop tomatoes, ginger and garlic. Blend this also into a smooth paste.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and stir fry cottage cheese until golden. Keep aside.
  4. Heat butter in a heavy non sticky pan and add mustard seeds and dried red chili. Add cumin, carom, hing, karipatta and coarsly ground pepper and roast until fragrant.
  5. Add in both the pastes and cook for at least 8 to 10 minutes. Add in crushed cardamom and cloves.
  6. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder and 2 chopped green chilies. Simmer for 3 minutes.
  7. Add the fresh cream and warm kesar milk. Cook until one boil and then add cottage cheese cubes.
  8. Garnish with coriander, cashews, raisins and 1 chopped green chili.

My Tip:

If you are unable to find all the spices you can add 1 tablespoon of shahi paneer masala instead of all the spices.

Reviews for Low Fat Cottage Cheese Curry - Shahi Paneer (2)

Sheela Charan4 years ago

Never heard of bottle gourd and cottage cheese cooked together .Nice ,will surely try.
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Kalpana Vinay4 years ago

very nice.
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