Paneer Peshawari | How to make Paneer Peshawari

By Raiha Faraz  |  20th Apr 2016  |  
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About Paneer Peshawari Recipe

Paneer cooked in delicious tomato and cashewnut gravy.

Paneer Peshawari

Ingredients to make Paneer Peshawari

  • paneer 250 gms
  • capsicum 1
  • tomato puree 100 gms
  • Sliced tomato 1
  • Sliced onion 1
  • cashews 20 gms
  • cream 200 ml
  • turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • ginger-garlic paste 2 tsp
  • red chilli powder 1 1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder 2 tsp
  • cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Kasuri methi 2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • onion rings for garnishing

How to make Paneer Peshawari

  1. Cut the paneer in cubes. Lightly fry until golden in colour. Keep aside.
  2. Cut the capsicum in thin strips. Lightly fry and keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a kadhai. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  4. Now add sliced onion. Saute until soft. Add in the tomato puree and all the ground masala along with ginger garlic paste.
  5. Cook until oil separates. Mix in the cashewnut paste and cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Stir in the paneer, capsicum, sliced onion, add a little water and bring to a boil.
  7. Add in the cream and kasuri methi and turn off the flame.
  8. Serve hot garnished with onion rings.

My Tip:

Tastes best with butter naan, jeera rice. A delicious and an easy recipe for vegetarian guests.

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