This recipe is over 2 years old! I stumbled upon it accidentally while trying to search for another recipe. Paneer is a favourite amongst many of us. Those who cannot eat it due to health reasons can find an excellent substitute using tofu. This was one of my creations.
PANEER MUSHROOM MAHARANI
my VERRY OWN CREATION!!! if you dont like mushrooms you can substitute them….
paneer made from 1 litre milk
250 grams white button mushrooms, whole or cut..depending on the size of the mushroom…its better to cut the paneer and mushrooms to the same size
1 big white onion chopped fine
3 cloves of garlic,chopped
tiny pc. ginger,chopped
green chillies, chopped
1 teaspoon of coriander seeds
1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
1 small stick cinnamon
2 green cardamoms, crushed
1/5 teaspoon of fennel seeds (saunf)
1 bay leaf
5-6 tablespoons of butter (use oil if dieting)
2 red tomatoes chopped
a good splash of cream
1/2 teaspoon of sugar
chilli flakes to taste
A PINCH OF NITU DIDI PURE SPANISH SAFFRON
melt the butter in a karahi or a wok and add the whole spices… sautee for a few seconds and then add the onions, ginger garlic and salt. cook covered till onions soften (do not let them brown). add the chopped tomatoes and the saffron and let it all cook till tomatoes are smashed. blend it in the blender with the sugar. add chilli flakes to taste and check seasoning.
heat some more butter in the karahi and sautee the mushrooms till softened. add the blended sauce and the paneer….cook for a few minutes and then add the splash of cream if u wish.
GOES EXCELLENT WITH PARATHAS!!!
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HEALTH BENEFITS OF SAFFRON
Saffron contains many plants derived chemical compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing and health promoting properties.
Additionally, it is also rich in many vital vitamins, including vitamin A, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin-C that is essential for optimum health.