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Saturday, May 17, 2008

Dum Paneer Kali Mirch!!

Being a fan of Paneer i keep on searching paneer recipe from here n there.This time when i went to india i bought some Sanjeev Kapoor CookBooks from there i got this recipe of Dum Panner Kali Mirch!.Though the Chef suggests cooking this dish in a small earthen pot, I tried making it on gas range itself and it turned out really good.

So here goes the recipe

Cottage Cheese - 500 gms.

Onions - 2 medium size

Ginger - 2 inch piece

Garlic pods - 5-6

Green chillies - 2-3

Coriander/Cilantro - 7-8 springs

chopped Mint/Pudina - 3-4 sprigs chopped

Yogurt - 1/2 cup

Bay leaves - 2

Cloves - 4

Cinnamon sticks - 2 medium size

Green Cardamoms - 3

Coriander/Dhaniya powder - 1/2 tsp

Cumin powder - 3 pinches

Garam Masala powder - 1/2 tsp

Fresh Cream -4 tbs

Peppercorns - 1 tbs crushed

Salt - to taste


Cut the cottage cheese into cubes.Keep aside (U can also fry them in 1tbs of oil). Fry the onions until brown and grind into a fine paste along with ginger, garlic and green chillies. Heat 2 tbs oil in a skillet, Add bay leaves, cloves, cardamoms and cinnamon sticks. Add the ground paste. Mix well. Add whisked yogurt, coriander powder and garam masala powder. Add fresh cream and salt to taste. Add a cup of water and bring the gravy to a boil. Add paneer cubes and the chopped cilantro and mint,Cover it and let it cook for 10-15 min on Low-Med Temp. Sprinkle ground peppercorns on top. Serve Hot with Fried Rice/ Rotis.


Ansh said...

Hey this looks good. will surely try this.

Rupali Jain said...

Thanks Anshie!!

Medhaa said...

Wow, Another great Paneer recipe, will try this soon, I too keep looking for different paneer recipes and never get tired of eating it.

Rupali Jain said...

Thanks Medhaa ..i love paneer
and do tell how it comes out :)Enjoy!