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1 packet Paneer cheese, eg. Clawson, boiled for 20 minutes and cut into 2cm cubes
5tbsp vegetable oil
6 green cardamom pods
1” cinnamon shard
1 medium onion, made into a paste
3 garlic cloves, peeled and made into a paste (Anjum uses a fine microplane grater)
1¼”ginger, peeled, made into a paste (Anjum uses a fine microplane grater)
3 medium-large tomatoes, pureed
1tsp coriander powder
1tsp cumin powder
1¼ tsp garam masala
Salt to taste
¼-1/2tsp red chilli powder or to taste
6tbsp double cream
3 good tbsp butter
15 cashew nuts blended with some water
Blend the onion until smooth.
Boil paneer in plenty of water on a low flame for 20 minutes.
Heat the oil and 1 tbsp of the butter until hot, add the cardamom and cinnamon stick and follow, 10 seconds later with the
onions. Cook on a moderate flame until the excess water has dried off and the onions have turned golden.
Add the ginger and garlic pastes and sauté, over a gentle flame, for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, powdered spices and salt.
Cook, over a moderate flame, for 20-25 minutes or until well reduced and you can see oil coming out of the sauce. Turn the
heat up and fry this paste for a further 3-4 minutes. Add the paneer, butter and cream and 400ml water. Bring to a boil and
simmer for another 5-7 minutes. You may want to add a little more water, depending on how thick you like your sauce. Taste
and adjust seasoning and serve.
Posted By: khalid zafar