Paneer Bhuna Masala तीखा पनीर भुना मसाला Paneer Masala recipe

Aap sab ki farmaaish par, yet another Bhuna masala recipe, this time with the all time favourite, Paneer :)

35-40 minutes
2-4
Indian
Paneer Bhuna Masala तीखा पनीर भुना मसाला Paneer Masala recipe Recipe - Ranveer Brar

Ingredients

For Paste

3-4 tbsp Oil, तेल

1 no. Bay leaf, तेज पत्ता

1 ½ tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

2 tsp Black peppercorns, काली मिर्च के दाने

6-7 no. Cloves, लौंग

4-5 no. Garlic cloves, chopped, लहसुन

1 inch Ginger (peeled & sliced) अदरक

3 large Onions, sliced, प्याज

1 tbsp Gram flour, बेसन

1 tbsp Coriander powder, धनिया पाउडर

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

1 tsp Cumin powder, जीरा पाउडर

4 medium Tomatoes, roughly diced, टमाटर

½ tbsp Black pepper powder, काली मिर्च पाउडर

⅓ cup Curd, beaten, दही

 

For Frying Paneer

2-3 tbsp Oil, तेल

800 gms Paneer, cut into medium cube, पनीर

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

1 tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

 

For Paneer Bhuna Masala

2 tbsp Ghee, घी

Remaining Fried Paneer oil, तेल

Prepared Paste, तयार किया हुआ पेस्ट

1 medium Onion, diced, प्याज

1 large Green bell pepper, diced, हरी शिमला मिर्च

1 large Red bell pepper, diced, लाल शिमला मिर्च

½ cup Water, पानी

Fried Paneer, तला हुआ पनीर

1 tsp Tender Coriander stem, finely chopped, धनिये के डंठल

1 tsp dry Fenugreek leaves, crushed, कसूरी मेथी

 

For Garnish

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता

Lemon wedge, नींबू की फांक

Process

For Paste

  • In a deep pan or kadai, add oil, once it’s hot, add bay leaf, cumin seeds, black peppercorns, cloves and let it splutter well.
  • Add garlic cloves, Ginger, onions and saute for 2-4 minutes until golden in color.
  • Add gram flour and saute it for a minute until aromatic.
  • Add coriander powder, salt to taste, cumin powder, tomato, black pepper powder, curd, cover it with a lid and cook it well for a while until cooked well.
  • Transfer it to a mixer grinder jar and grind it smoothly.
  • Transfer it to a bowl and keep it aside for further use.

 

For Frying Paneer

  • In a non-stick pan, add oil, once it’s hot, add paneer and fry it for 2-3 minutes from all sides until golden in color.
  • Finish it with salt to taste, degi red chili powder and toss it well.
  • Keep it aside for further use.

 

For Paneer Bhuna Masala

  • In a handi, add ghee, remaining fried paneer oil, once it’s hot, add prepared paste and cook it well for 4-5 minutes until thicken.
  • Add onions, green bell pepper, red bell pepper and saute for a few minutes.
  • Add water and let it simmer for a minute.
  • Add fried paneer and cook it well.
  • Finish it with tender coriander stems, dry fenugreek leaves and mix it well.
  • Transfer it to a serving dish and garnish it with coriander sprig.
  • Serve hot with roti.

 

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