Paneer Receipe | Paneer Masala Gravy Recipe | Cottage Cheese Recipe | Restaurant Style Paneer Masala Recipe ( Step by Step + Recipe Video)

Who doesn’t love a humble yet tasty paneer recipe with hot rice or phulkas in lunch or dinner? Indulge in the oh so humble yet versatile and all time favourite vegetarian item we all grew up with – Paneer / Cottage Cheese.

Spicy ,flavorful & tasty Paneer Masala Recipe is one of the most popular paneer recipe. This tasty and spicy vegetarian recipe requires few ingredients that are easily available at home. Serve this delicious yummy Paneer Masala Curry with Roti, Naan, Phulka or Rice and pulao.

 

Who doesn’t love a humble yet tasty paneer recipe with hot rice or phulkas in lunch or dinner? Indulge in the oh so humble yet versatile and all time favourite vegetarian item we all grew up with – Paneer / Cottage Cheese.

Spicy ,flavorful & tasty Paneer Masala Recipe is one of the most popular paneer recipe. This tasty and spicy vegetarian recipe requires few ingredients that are easily available at home. Serve this delicious yummy Paneer Masala Curry with Roti, Naan, Phulka or Rice and pulao.

Best Serving Suggestion: Have this Paneer Masala Gravy with Rice/Roti and some fresh salad

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 45 mins

Number of Servings: 4-5 persons

Ingredients:

1. 400 gms Paneer (Cottage Cheese) – Cubed
2. 200 gms Dahi (Curd)
3. Green Chilies (Hari Mirch)- 2 chopped
4. Onion ( Pyaz ) – 3 Medium, finely chopped
5. Ginger (Adrak) – 2 Inch, grated
6. Bay Leaf (Tej Pata) – 2, halved
7. Cinnamon ( Dalchini) – 1 Inch, powdered
8. Cloves (Laung) – 4 nos, powdered
9. Cardamon (Elaichi) – 3 nos, powdered
10. Tomato – 2 Big , diced
11. Turmeric Powder (Haldi) – 1 tbsp
12. Red Chili Powder ( Lal Mirch) – 1 tbsp
13. Kashmiri Chili Powder – 1 tbsp
14. Shahi Garam Masala – 1/2 tbsp
15. Salt – 1 & 1/2 tbsp (as required)
16. Sugar – 1 tbsp
17. Oil – 60 ml

Preparation:

1. Cube Paneer/ Cottage Cheese if not already done.
2. Slice onions & finely chop them.
3. Peel ginger & grate it.
4. Take whole clove, cinnamon & cardamon and powder them.
5. Dice tomatoes.
6. Take Curd in a bowl & whisk & beat it to ensure no lumps are there & it is creamy & smooth.
7. Take green chilies & chop them.

Paneer Masala Gravy Recipe Pin

Procedure:

1. Switch on / Light your gas stove & put Kadhai/ Wok on it.
2. Once the wok is heated, pour 60 ml in it & let the oil heat up.
3. Once oil is heated, pour finely chopped onion in it & fry for 5-6 mins on a low flame. We need to sweat the onions for a sweet undertone. Remember to keep the flame low as we don’t want to burn the onions.
4. After the onions are done, put grated ginger in the kadhai & mix with onions. Fry the mixture for 2 minutes ( till raw ginger smell goes off).
5. Add 1 tbsp of turmeric powder, chili powder & kashmiri chili powder in the Kadhai & mix everything well. Fry the entire mixture for 5-6 minutes in low flame.
6. Add bay leaf & chopped tomatoes in the kadhai and mix well. Fry well in medium flame for 6-7 minutes.
7. Add chopped green chilies & powdered mixture of clove, cinnamon & cardamon in the pan. Fry till the entire mixture for 3 minutes.
8. Simmer the flame & add beaten curd on the kadhai and mix well. Constantly stir the mixture and fry in low flame for 10-12 mins. You need to cook this mix till the spices & curd starts leaving oil on the side.
9. Add salt, sugar & shahi garam masala powder in the gravy mix & cook for 2-3 minutes.
10. Add 2-3 Tbsp water in the spice gravy mix and cook, repeat this step once again till all the spices are cooked properly and they start releasing oil.
11. Add cubed paneer & stir well. Cook the panner in the spice mix for 4 more minutes.
12. Add 2 cups of warm water and put the flame on high. Let it boil for 2 minutes then put the flame on medium. Let the gravy simmer for 5 minutes.
13. Once the gravy consistency looks good, it’s done.
14. Serve with Hot rice or enjoy with Naan, Roti or Paratha.

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Dalgona Coffee Recipe (Step by Step) & Tips for perfect Dalgona Coffee

Coffee makes everything so awake & lively, isn’t it?
The smell of fresh ground coffee, the frothy creamy mixture is so ASMR. There’s a trend that has definitely taken the internet by storm.
That’s the “Dalgona Coffee”.

A coffee without a coffee machine?
A frothy creamy coffee that you would enjoy at Starbucks?
A yummy sugary coffee for your sweet & dessert cravings?
Easy recipe?
Less time taking & quick recipe?
All in one?
Oh yes!

Presenting Dalgona Coffee “The most hyped & trending coffee on social media right now”

Whether stuck in quarantine or just bored or just having sweet cravings or you wanna have the frothy foamy whipped coffee from Starbucks without paying much then this recipe is just perfect.

The Dalgona Coffee recipe calls 4 simple ingredients & for a 1:1:1 ratio of instant coffee powder, sugar and hot water, whipped till fluffy either with a mixer or by hand, then poured over milk (Dairy or non-dairy plant-based).

Find the step by step recipe of the Dalgona Coffee below:

Ingredients:


Instant Coffee Powder
Sugar
Hot Water
Dairy or Plant-based milk

How to make Dalgona Coffee step by step:


1. Heat water, hot water is needed for the frothy mixture.
2. Add 2 tsp of instant coffee powder with 2 tsp of sugar and mix.
3. Add 2 tsp of hot water into the dry mix and start whisking.
4. Whisk for 5-8 minutes till the mixture becomes light, fluffy, frothy and creamy.
5. Pour your warm or cold milk in a glass or cup.
6. Add ice in the milk of you are making cold Dalgona Coffee.
7. Add the fluffy coffee mixture on top of that.
8. Take a pic, post on social media & enjoy!

Well, you can ignore the 8th step and can enjoy it right away, though!

Tips for making the Perfect Dalgona Coffee

1. Remember the ratio of coffee, sugar, hot water. It is 1:1:1
2. Remember to use “hot” water so that coffee and sugar can fully dissolve and make the mixture creamy light & fluffy
3. Whisk & Whip for a minimum of 5-8 minutes till the mixture becomes light & fluffy
4. Use instant coffee powder & not coffee premix with sugar and milk powder present in them.

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Easy Cinnamon Honey Ginger Tea Recipe

Hello my lovely readers, in this quarantine & self isolation days I thought of a quick simple recipe for everyone of you. Who likes a detox tea for a fresh start of the day? Or for an afternoon quick sip? Or just for refreshment after a hectic tiring work day? I love detox teas so much. These simple brews are quick and easy to make and also has medicinal and healing properties according to the ingredients we put in it.

Hello my lovely readers, in this quarantine & self isolation days I thought of a quick simple recipe for everyone of you. Who likes a detox tea for a fresh start of the day? Or for an afternoon quick sip? Or just for refreshment after a hectic tiring work day? I love detox teas so much.  These simple brews are quick and easy to make and also has medicinal and healing properties according to the ingredients we put in it.

Today, I am going to share a simple detox tea recipe which also aids in weight loss and helps in curing common cold and flu. Prevention is always better than cure. This detox tea concoction is warming cozy drink perfect for every mood.

The key ingredients of my Cinnamon Ginger Honey Tea are Cinnamon, Ginger, Honey, Tea leaves & Water. Yes, it’s that simple. As many of you know, Cinnamon has been used in traditional Ayurveda and Chinese medicine to treat a wide range of ailments, including the common cold and indigestion. It also aids in weight loss and the smell of Cinnamon boosts your alertness, memory and concentration.  Ginger treats indigestion, relieves nausea, helps in curing common cold and flu and also helps in weight loss. Honey is a well known natural sweetener which helps sore throat, cures cold and aids weight loss among many other benefits.  Now, let’s start the recipe-

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time:  20 minutes

Ingredients:

2.5 Cups of Water

1.5 Cinnamon Sticks of 3” each

Ginger 2”, Grated or lightly pounded

2 Tbsp Honey

Black Tea leaves

Lemon (optional)

Recipe (For 2 Cups):

  1. Take 2.5 Cups of Water in a Pot and turn on Gas Stove / Induction.
  2. Once the water warms up, put the Cinnamon sticks and let it boil for 5 minutes in low flame or heat so that the flavours release slowly.
  3. Add the grated or lightly pounded ginger in the boiling water along with Cinnamon.
  4. Let it boil on a low heat or flame for 10 minutes.
  5. Now add Tea leaves in the boiling concoction according to the strength of tea or flush you want to have and boil for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  6. Switch Off gas/ Induction and Cover the pan with a lid and let it sit for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Strain and pour the warm tea in a Cup and add 2 Tbsp Honey ( P.s. Add more or less honey as per your taste)
  8. Finally, you may add a dash of lemon juice or a lemon wedge in the tea.

It’s done. Enjoy your warm detox concoction and relax.