Paneer do Pyaza (Dry Version)

 

Paneer do pyaz (dry)

Ingredients (Serves 3)

1. Paneer –  Around 250  – 300 gm, cut into 1.5 – 2 inch pieces

2. Ginger-garlic paste – 3/4 tsp

3. Coriander powder – 1 tsp

   Kashmiri chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

   Coarse ground pepper – 1/2 – 3/4 tsp

   Amchur powder – 1/2 tsp

5. Cilantro / coriander leaves – 3 tbsp, finely chopped

6. Onion – 1/2 cup, cut into 1/2 inch thick slices

    Spring onion, white and green part – 1/4 cup each, cut into 1.5 inch pieces

    Bell pepper / capsicum – 1/2 cup, sliced

8. Tomato ketchup – 1 – 1.5 tsp

9. Butter –  1.5 tbsp

10. Salt – To taste

For the batter

11. Corn flour – 1 tsp

   Maida (all purpose flour) – 2 tsp

   Ginger-garlic paste – 1 tsp

   Kashmiri chilly powder – 3/4 tsp

   Salt – To taste

   Water – 3 tbsp or as required

10. Oil – 1.5 tbsp

Method

1. Combine all the ingredients for the batter (ingredients numbered 11). Taste-check for salt. Coat the paneer pieces with this marinade and fry in 1.5 – 2 tbsp oil on all sides until golden brown in color. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towel.

2. Heat 1.5 tbsp butter in the same pan at medium-low heat and add ginger-garlic paste. Stir for a minute. Next add coriander powder, chilly powder, coarse ground pepper and amchur powder. Cook until their raw smell leaves. Add finely chopped cilantro followed by onion, bell pepper and spring onion. Add salt to taste. Saute at medium heat for 4 – 5 minutes. The veggies should not lose their crunch. Add 1.5 tsp tomato ketchup and mix well. Finally add fried paneer pieces and mix everything well. Serve paneer do pyaza with pulav/ chapathis.

Recipe Source – Vahrevah.com

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Paneer do pyaz (dry)

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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