Paneer Lababdar - VegCraving

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Paneer Lababdar is traditional Indian dish. This aromatic creamy and mild dish is cooked with cottage cheese in thick gravy.

Recipe

        Serving:                     2

        Cooking Time:          45-50 Mins

        Complexity:              Complex

        Taste:                         Mild Spicy

Ingredients

Item Quantity
Paneer cut into triangle pieces 1 cup
Paneer Grated 1/4 cup
Julienne cut onion 1/2 cup
Roughly chopped tomatoes 1 cup
Garlic 2 cloves
Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
Cashews 15 pieces
Cardamon 2 pieces
Cloves 4 pieces
Cinnamon stick 1 inch
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon
Garam Masala 1 teaspoon
Butter 4 tablespoons
Honey 1 teaspoon
Kasoori Methi 1 tablespoon
Kashmiri Mirch 1 teaspoon
Cream 2 tablespoons
Finely chopped Cilantro 1/4 cup
Salt 1 tablespoon
Oil 4 tablespoons

Cooking
  • Step 1

Heat up a pan. Once pan is fully hot add 1 tablespoon of oil and cardamon, cloves, cinnamon stick and saute for few second and add onion, garlic and saute.

  • Step 2

Once onion is soft add tomatoes and cashews and add 1/4 cup of water and cover the pan and let it cook for 4 minutes. Make sure cashews are mushy and soft.

  • Step 3

Turn off heat and let mixture cool down, once mixture is cool, put all material in grinder and make a fine paste.

  • Step 4

Take a pan, turn heat on medium and add 2 tablespoons of oil and 4 tablespoons of butter in it.

  • Step 5

Once butter is melted, add ginger garlic paste and saute for a min. Add Kashmiri mirch powder and saute a bit more.

  • Step 6

Add the paste which you prepared on step 2 and saute it. You need to roast this mixture till oil separates out.

  • Step 7

Now its time to add other dry spices and mix all together for few seconds. Add 1/2 cup of warm water into mixture.

  • Step 8

Let mixture boil and then add grated paneer and mix well. Let mixture cook for 2-3 minutes.

  • Step 9

Add paneer pieces into gravy and stir gravey but make sure paneer pieces shouldn't break. Add cream and let it cook for 4-5 minutes.

  • Step 10

Once cooked, add honey and chopped cilantro and turn off heat and Paneer Lababdar is ready to serve.

Serving

Serve hot Paneer Lababdar along side with Butter Naan. This is dish is mild spicy so everyone will enjoy it.
 

Paneer Lababdar is traditional Indian dish. This dish is cooked with cottage cheese in mild gravy.

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