Sunday, April 7, 2013

Paneer Yogurt Korma



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Very Light n Perfect Korma...



Ingredients

1.5 cups of cubed paneer  
1 cup of plain yogurt
3-4 cloves of garlic
A pinch of turmeric powder
1" piece of ginger
2 green chillies
1.5 tsp of all-purpose flour
1 tbsp of oil
A few whole black peppercorns
2 bay leaves
4-5 cloves
3-4 green cardamom pods, crushed
1 tsp of garam masala
A small bunch of fresh coriander leaves, chopped
Salt to taste   

Method

Coarsely grind the ginger, garlic and green chillies.



Add this to the yogurt along with turmeric, garam masala, flour, and salt.



Mix well with 1 cup water and set aside.




Lightly shallow fry the paneer cubes in some oil until the edges turn golden brown. Drain and set aside. If using frozen paneer, defrost fully before frying.



Heat oil in a pan and add the bay leaves, cloves, cardamom and peppercorns.



When the spices give out a nice fragrance (1-2 mins), add the yogurt mixture.



Cook on low heat for 2-3 mins or until it just starts to boil.


Add the fried paneer cubes and chopped coriander. Mix well.



Cook until the mixture is heated through (don't boil), and remove from fire. Taste and adjust salt.



  Once heated remove from fire and transfer to a serving bowl. The gravy is very perfect for roti's...