Paneer Do Pyaza Recipe


500 gms Cottage Cheese (Paneer) cubes
100 ml Refined Oil
½ Tsp Cumin whole
2 Nos Red chilli whole
2 Tsp Garlic, chopped
2 Tsp Ginger, chopped
¼ Tsp Mustard seeds
¼ Tsp Coriander seeds, crushed
1 pinch Carom seeds
150 gms Onion, chopped
80 gms Tomato, chopped
50 gms Tomato puree
½ Tsp Turmeric
½ Tsp Coriander powder
½ Tsp Red chilli powder
As required-Water
2 Tbsp Butter
½ Tsp Mango powder
1 No Onion, cubes
1 No Tomato, seedless, cubes
1 Tbsp Coriander, chopped
5 gms Ginger Juliennes
1 Coriander sprig


Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and red chilli whole. When they crackle add ginger and garlic. Sauté for 2 minutes and add mustard seeds, carom seeds and coriander seeds and cook for few seconds.
Add onions and sauté till onions are light brown in colour. Add chopped tomatoes and cook till tomatoes are soft.
Now add tomato puree, salt and dry spices – turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder. Cook for 7-8 minutes adding water as required.
Add cottage cheese pieces and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
In another pan heat butter and add dices of onions and sauté for 30 seconds and add tomato dices. Toss once and add to the main dish.
Finish with mango powder and chopped coriander. Remove in a bowl and serve hot garnished with ginger juliennes and coriander sprig


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