Paneer Makhana Recipe

By Foodism Team

Oct, 5th

10

Servings
4 persons
Cook Time
1 hr
Ingredients
14 - 16

Ingredients

  • 2 cup Makhana
  • 250 gms Cottage Cheese (Paneer)
  • 4 Onion (Pyaj)
  • 4 Tomato
  • 1" long piece Ginger
  • 4 - 5 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 cup Cream
  • 2 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Red Chily Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Pudina Leaves
  • 1 cup Cashewnut
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Poppy seeds
  • Coriander Leaves
  • 4 tsp Clarified Butter

Instructions

  • • Heat clarified butter in a pan.
  • • Fry makhana in the ghee
  • • Cut cottage cheese in small pieces
  • • Mince onion, tomato, garlic, ginger
  • • Cut cashewnut in small pieces
  • • Soak poppy seeds in 1/4 cup of water
  • • After 1 hour grind the soaked poppy seeds to a fine paste
  • • Chop coriander leaves very finely
  • • Heat clarified butter in a pan
  • • Add onion, tomato, garlic, ginger paste and brown it, stirring continuously.
  • • Add poppy seeds and fry for 2 minutes and then turn off the gas
  • • To this mixture add makhana, cottage cheese, cream , salt, red chili pepper, turmeric, dried pudina leaves
  • • Keep this mixture aside for half an hour
  • • After half an hour put the pan on the flame and add milk
  • • When it comes to a boil add 3 cups of water.
  • • Simmer it till the makahana are completely done and soft
  • • Then add cashewnuts and garam masala
  • • After 1 minute put the flame
  • • Transfer the mixture to a dish and sprinkle some coriander on it
  • • Serve it hot with nan, roti or parantha.