Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Paneer Handi

 This is one of the traditional dish of cottage cheese. Its bit tangy and spicy dish.

250 gm Cottage cheese.
2 medium size onion chopped
1 cup curd
1 1/2 tsp garlic and ginger paste
1 medium size tomato chopped
1 tsp garam masala
1 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
salt to taste
2 tsp oil

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds when its hot. Once the cumin seeds turn brown add onions and fry till they become golden brown in color. Add ginger garlic paste,turmeric powder,garam masala and red chili powder and cook until it starts to give oil. Then add tomatoes and cook till the masala is cooked. Now, add the curd. Cook another 7 to 8 mins until the masala starts to thicken. Now add 1/2 cup water and bring it unto boil. Add the paneer(cottage cheese) cubes to the gravy and cook for another 5 to 6 mins. The masala should be coated over each cube. Now, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot along with Puri or Chapati.

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