PANEER DO PYAZA RECIPE
Paneer do pyaza recipe is a rich, delicious and flavorful mughlai curry made with paneer and onion as main ingredients. Looking to make some delicious and rich curry to go with your butter naan? Make this yummy paneer curry and you will love it. Here is how you can make paneer do pyaza recipe with step by step photos.
For fried onions
- 2 onions halved and petals separated
- 2 tablespoons oil
For paneer do pyaza curry base
- 1 cup tomatoes chopped
- 15 cashews
For the curry
- 200 grams paneer cubed
- 2 tablespoons butter or oil
- 1 bay leaf
- 2 green cardamoms
- 2 cloves
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 2 green chilies slit
- 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste or minced
- 1 cup onions finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
- 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
- 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
- salt to taste
- 1 teaspoon kasuri methi
- 1/4 cup fresh cream
- 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
Peel, rinse and cut 2 big onions into two. Blanch in hot water for 2 minutes. Separate the petals. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pan. Fry the onion petals until crispy. Set aside the fried onions.
Next Puree two large tomatoes along with 15 cashews into a smooth puree.
Making Paneer Do Pyaza
Heat 4 teaspoons oil in a pan. To the pan add the whole spices. Fry the bay leaf, cloves, cardamom and cumin seeds well.
Add chopped onions and saute till soft.
Next add the slit green chillies and minced ginger garlic or 2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste. Saute till the raw smell of ginger garlic goes off.
Add the tomato puree.
Also add the spice powders- 1 teaspoon red chili powder,1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder, 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder and coriander powder. Mix well and saute. Cook in medium flame till butter is released from the tomatoes.
Add 1.5 cups water and required salt. Mix well and simmer till the gravy thickens. Add cubed paneer or cottage cheese cubes and mix well. Simmer for 3-4 minutes.
Add kasuri methi, fresh cream and mix well.
Remove from flame. Add fried onions and chopped coriander leaves. Mix and serve paneer dopiaza with naan or phulka.
Serving: 3servings | Calories: 461kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 394mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 760IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 373mg | Iron: 2mg