Your distant relative just called you up to let you know how much they miss you and their plan of coming over at your place for lunch.Oh no!!! How are you going to impress them with your cooking skills with a limited amount of time? Lack of ingredients in your kitchen leave you in a flux until you come across this recipe of “Paneer Lababdar”
Now that you know how easy and fuzz free this recipe is going to be, let’s start with the Recipe.
Serves : 2
For Creamy Paste:
- 3 tbsp Curd
- 2 tbsp Cream
- 1 tbsp Refined flour ( Maida)
- 1 tbsp kasuri methi ( Dried Fenugreek Leaves)
For Sabzee :
- 100 gms Paneer (cubed)
- 2 tbsp oil
- 3/4 cup finely chopped onion
- 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
- 1 tbsp green chilly paste
- 2 tsp garam masala
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp cumin – coriander seeds powder
- Red chilly powder (as per your requirement)
- Salt to taste
To make a base for the gravy, mix curd, cream, refined flour and kasuri methi in a bowl. Whisk it well and keep it aside.
Take oil in a pan and add finely chopped onion to it. Saute the onions on a low to medium flame till they turn translucent. Add ginger – garlic paste and green chilly paste to it. Mix and saute until the raw aroma of ginger – garlic paste goes away. Add in all the spices and mix well. You can add a tablespoon of water so that the spices blend well with the onion gravy and do not burn. Let the mixture cook for a while on a low flame. Now add the prepared curd paste to the gravy and stir well. Simmer it for 5 minutes so that the spices blend well with the gravy.Add Paneer to this gravy and cook the sabzee for 2 minutes. Garnish it with freshly chopped coriander. Serve hot with Naan / Jeera Rice or Parathas.
- You can also add vegetables like capsicum, carrot, french beans, green peas and baby corn to make the sabjee rich and enhance its flavour.
- It’s a mild flavoured gravy, you can adjust the quantity of spices as per your taste.