20 June, 2016
Quick Paneer Hara Masala
Date – 23.4.2016
Paneer hara masala is very easy, quick and simple paneer recipe. Serve it with chapati, paratha and rice.
Preparation Time – 10 min
Cook time – 15 min
Cuisine – North Indian
Paneer /cottage cheese – 200 – 250 g
Onion – 1 big or 2 medium (finely chopped)
Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Coriander powder – 1 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
Salt – as per taste
Water – 1/2 -3/4 cup
Oil – 2-3 tbsp
To grind masala
Coriander leaves – ½ cup
Green chilli – 3
Tomato – 1 medium (chopped)
Garlic clove – 4-5
Ginger – ½ inch
Cut paneer in cubes and set aside.
In a small blender take coriander leaves, green chillies, ginger, garlic and tomato, blend them till smooth without adding water. set aside.
Heat oil in a kadai.
Add finely chopped onion and saute till translucent.
Add blended paste, saute it for a minute.
Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and garam masala. Fry till oil saprets from the masala.
Add water and bring it to boil.
When the water starts to boil simmer the flame and wait for a minute.
Add paneer cubes, wait for 30 seconds then turn off the flame.
Serve it hot with chapati, paratha and rice.
Take ingredients under ‘to grind masala’ in a blender
Make fine paste
Heat oil, place onion
Saute till translucent
Add blended paste
Add coriander, turmeric, red chili and garam masala powder
Fry till oil separates from the masala
Add water, bring it to boil then simmer the flame and cook for a minutes
Add paneer cubes and turn off the flame
Paneer hara masala is ready