Paneer Channa in Nuts gravy

This recipe is adapated from Viji's version at Vcuisine blog..


1 cup soaked and cooked chickpeas
1/2 cup paneer cut into small pieces
1/2 cup cashews, almonds and pista
2 tsp oil
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp ginger paste
2 green chillies
2 tsp butter
2 cloves
1 bay leaf
2 cardamoms
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp redchilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/4 tsp coriander seeds powder
1/4 tsp cumin seeds powder
2 tsp crushed kasuri methi
1 cup curd
Finely chopped coriander leaves to garnish

Grind the nuts together and marinate the paneer pieces for about 30 minutes.

Heat 1 tsp of oil and fry the paneer pieces without the nuts gravy.

Heat one more tsp of oil and butter and add ginger, green chillies, bayleaf, cloves, cardamom, all the dry powders, kasuri methi, curds, nuts gravy and some water. Let it come to a boil. Add salt, paneer pieces and channa and cook covered to get a thick gravy.

Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve with plain rice or rotis.

Sending this over to Vandana's Paneer:A Delicacy event.

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Jamie said...

This looks SUPER good! I will eat paneer anytime and throw in some nuts and I am in heaven. Thanks for the recipe!!!

Roma said...

Unique and delicious!

Namratha said...

This is an interesting combo E, channa and paneer, never tried it before. I wonder how I missed it on Viji's blog!

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