A promise is a promise and i promised you all this recipe a few days ago! I know all you vegetarians always look for new dishes and appreciate my recipes.
This can be also made with tofu if you are vegan or if you are lactose allergic. The paneer(cottage cheese) can also be replaced with potatoes. The main thing is to learn how this is made.
Its an easy recipe and doesnt take time and needs very few ingredients.
paneer made out of 1 litre milk, cubed
1 cup of frozen peas or fresh…but not canned
1 tablespoon of ginger garlic paste
1 large red tomato, chopped
2 tablespoons of kasuri methi OR 1 cup of fresh methi chopped (methi is fenugreek leaves)
2 green chillies chopped
1 cup of chopped fresh coriander leaves
1/2 teaspoon of Nitu Didi turmeric powder
1 cup of water
4 tablespoons of oil
1 teaspoon of salt
Optional ingredient which i did not add….1/4 cup of fresh cream
Heat the oil in a pan and add the ginger garlic paste and sautee til slightly browned. Add the chopped tomato and let it cook till the tomato is mushy. Add the dried or fresh methi and stir well. Add the turmeric powder and the green chillies and salt. Cook till you see the oil separating taking care not to burn. Add the peas and the coriander leaves and the paneer pieces. Toss gently. Add the water and boil till the peas are soft. Add some cream before serving if you like.
Serve with rotis or naan
How to make paneer