Badami paneer is a delicioud paneer dish. Big chunks of paneer cooked in a rich almond paste. This recipe is bit unusual than the normal paneer recipes. It pairs well with any type of Indian flat bread.
Yield / Serves
Paneer 250 gms
Almonds 20-25 nos
Onion 2 nos
Garlic cloves, finely chopped 4-5 nos
Tomato 2 nos
Turmeric Powder 1 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder 1 tsp
Cumin Powder 1 tsp
Sugar 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder 1/4 tsp
Green Cardamom 2 nos
Cinnamon 1 inch
Bay Leaf 1 nos
Clove 2 nos
Green Chilli 2 nos
Refined oil - 4 tbsp
Salt to taste
Ghee - 1 tablespoon
Soak the almonds in hot water for 10 to 15 minutes.
After soaking the almonds, remove the skin and keep them aside.
Cut the paneer into long cubes.
Heat 2 table spoon oil and sautÃ© the paneer cubes with little turmeric and salt and keep them aside.
Take almonds and tomatoes in a blender and make a smooth paste.
Heat the remaining oil and add chopped onion and garlic. SautÃ© till they are translucent.
After that add ginger paste and cook well.
Next add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and red chilli powder. Mix them well.
Now after cooking the masalas switch off the gas and allow to cool the masala for sometime.
Next take the masala mixture in a blender and make a paste.
Now heat ghee in the same pan and add cinnamon stick, cardamom, clove and bay leaf.
Next add almond and tomato mixture and cook until the raw smell of tomato is gone.
Add salt and sugar and mix well.
After that add the masala paste and mix well.
Add 1 or 11/2 cup of water and allow to boil for some time.
Next add green chilli and sautÃ©ed paneer into the gravy and cook for 5 more minutes.
Finally switch off the gas and garnish with chopped coriander leaves
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