Broccoli Paneer and Peanut Masala | How to make Broccoli Paneer and Peanut Masala

By Preethi Prasad  |  22nd Mar 2016  |  
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About Broccoli Paneer and Peanut Masala Recipe

Broccoli is an all-star food with many health benefits. It is low in calories and rich in essential vitamins, minerals and fiber. It is also rich in anti-oxidants and has anti-cancer properties. Paneer or Indian Cottage Cheese is loved by all and widely used in Indian recipes. Adding peanuts provides a delightful and palatable experience to your taste buds. This curry is a great accompaniment with Phulkas/ Roti /Naan. This goes well with rice too.

Broccoli Paneer and Peanut Masala

Ingredients to make Broccoli Paneer and Peanut Masala

  • 2 cups Heaped Broccoli florets
  • 1 cup paneer cubes
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 4 green chillies
  • 4 onions chopped
  • 4 tomatoes chopped
  • 2 teaspoon jeera/ Cumin Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon pepper Corns
  • 1 teaspoon Kashmiri chilli Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala/ Sabji masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon Biryani masala
  • 1/4 teaspoon Haldi/turmeric
  • 2 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon Kasuri methi
  • salt to taste

How to make Broccoli Paneer and Peanut Masala

  1. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a wok. Add peppercorns and 1 teaspoon of jeera/cumin. Once it splutters, add the chopped onions and chillies. Roast till the onions turn slightly brown in colour.
  2. Add the peanuts and roast for 5 mins on a medium flame. Add the chopped tomatoes and mix well. Once the tomatoes turn mushy, turn off the flame. Allow it to cool.
  3. Once it reaches room temperature blend into a fine paste in a blender. Keep the paste aside.
  4. Heat a teaspoon of oil in the same wok. Add jeera/cumin,chilli powder and turmeric/ haldi. Add broccoli and saute on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes
  5. Add the paneer, garam masala, biryani masala. Mix well and ensure that it does not burn. After 10 minutes, add the onion tomato paste and mix well.
  6. Add salt ,butter and let it simmer on medium flame for 5 to 8 minutes. Lastly add kasuri methi and mix well. Turn off the flame after 5 minutes.
  7. Serve it hot with Phulkas/ Naan / Roti /Rice.

Reviews for Broccoli Paneer and Peanut Masala (4)

Alka Tripathy3 years ago

It was yummy

Mala Renganathan3 years ago

Good recipe pre ethical!

Shilpi lala4 years ago

Would love to try this! Awesome recipe :D

Ritu Sharma4 years ago

unique recipe. Just loved it

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