Vegetable Makhani

Vegetable Makhani

Ingredients

1. Vegetables – Carrot – 1 small, Potato – 1 medium, Cauliflower – 1.5 cup, cut into medium florets, Green beans – 5 – 6, cut into 1.5 inch pieces

2. Fresh green peas – 1/4 cup

3. Paneer – 1/2  – 3/4 cup, cubed

4. Butter – 2 tbsp

5. Ginger – 1/2 inch, roughly chopped

Green chilies – 1 – 2, chopped

Tomato puree – of 3 small tomatoes

6. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 – 1.5 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp

7. Kasoori methi – 1/8 tsp

Garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp

8. Cashew nuts – 10, soaked in warm water for 10 – 15 minutes and ground to a fine paste

9. Heavy cream / fresh cream – 1/2 cup

Milk – 1/2 – 3/4 cup

Sugar – 1 – 2 pinches

Kasoori methi – 1/8 tsp

Cilantro – 2 – 3 tbsp (optional)

Salt – To taste

Method

1. Grind tomato, ginger and green chilies in the large jar of a blender.

2. Steam the vegetables for around 5 – 7 minutes until 90 % done. Set aside.

3. Heat butter in a kadai.  Add ground tomato, little salt and cook covered for 10 – 15 minutes until moisture is completely gone and butter separates. Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder and cumin powder. Cook over low heat until their raw smell is completely gone. Add kasoori methi and garam masala powder. Mix well. Add cashew paste and cook for 2 minutes. Add heavy cream and mix well. Next add milk. Add salt and 1 – 2 pinches of sugar. Stir continuously for a few minutes over low heat until it comes to a boil. Add steamed vegetables, fresh green peas, paneer pieces, a pinch of kasoori methi and cook covered for a few minutes over low heat. Switch off. Add a pinch of garam masala powder, if required. Finally sprinkle cilantro, if needed. Serve after 10 minutes.

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Vegetable Makhani

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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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