Paneer Kalimirch Recipe | Pepper Paneer

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After I posted the recipe of Chicken Kali Mirch  I had been getting emails asking me to post a recipe for Vegetarians, so here it is.

Friendly Tip: The awesomeness of this Paneer Kalimirch Doubles when you have it with Naan. You are welcome. 🙂
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Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients for Marinating:

Ingredients Quantity
Paneer 200 gram
Curd 1/2 cup
Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon
Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon
Pepper powder !/2 teaspoon
Salt as needed
Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

Ingredients for Gravy:

Ingredients Quantity
Onion 3
Cashew 5-6 no
Almonds 5 –6 no
Ginger paste 1/2 teaspoon
Green Chilli 8
Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon
Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon
Pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon
Kasoori methi 1 teaspoon
Curd 1 cup
Salt as needed
Coal 1 small piece
Ghee 1 teaspoon
Oil 2 large spoon

Method:

1. Take paneer cubes in a bowl and add curd, pepper powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, salt and ginger-garlic paste. Mix it well and keep it aside for marinade for about 1 hours.

2. Now prepare cashew paste for gravy. Take 2 chopped onion, cashews and almond in a pan and add 2 glass water. Boil it for about 5 minutes and strain it with the strainer.

3. Grind the boiled ingredients to make cashew paste.

4. Heat the pan with oil and fry paneer cubes till light golden brown in color and take it off from the oil.

5. In the remaining oil, sauté with ginger paste and green chillies. Then add chopped onion and fry it till golden brown in color.

6. Add cashew paste into it.

7. Cook covered on medium-low heat for about 5 minutes. Now add garam masala powder, cumin powder, salt, pepper powder and kasoori methi. Cook again for about 5 minutes.

8. Then add curd and cook 5 more minutes or till oil shows separately.

9. Now add fried paneer cubes and mix it well.

10. Then add 2 cup boiled water and cook covered for 5 more minutes. Now heat the coal on the direct flame as shown below in the picture.

11. Put the Small steel bowl on pan in which you have prepared paneer. Then add heated coal and 1 teaspoon ghee in a steel bowl and cover it immediately to get the gravy absorbs the essence of coal. After 2 minutes remove steel bowl from the pan. Now paneer kalimirch is ready serve with Naan or chapattis.

12. Enjoy!!

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Paneer Kalimirch Recipe | Pepper Paneer
Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Surkhab Khan
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Serves: 4
Paneer Kalimirch brings the exact recipe of Chicken Kalimirch for minus Chicken for Vegetarians. Paneer makes it equally delightful recipe for people who can’t have Chicken Kalimirch.
Ingredients
  • Paneer 200 gram
  • Curd 1/2 cup
  • Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Pepper powder !/2 teaspoon
  • Salt as needed
  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Onion 3
  • Cashew 5-6 no
  • Almonds 5 –6 no
  • Ginger paste 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green Chilli 8
  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Kasoori methi 1 teaspoon
  • Curd 1 cup
  • Salt as needed
  • Coal 1 small piece
  • Ghee 1 teaspoon
  • Oil 2 large spoon
Instructions
  1. Take paneer cubes in a bowl and add curd, pepper powder, cumin powder, garam masala powder, salt and ginger-garlic paste. Mix it well and keep it aside for marinade for about 1 hours.
  2. Now prepare cashew paste for gravy. Take 2 chopped onion, cashews and almond in a pan and add 2 glass water. Boil it for about 5 minutes and strain it with the strainer.
  3. Grind the boiled ingredients to make cashew paste.
  4. Heat the pan with oil and fry paneer cubes till light golden brown in color and take it off from the oil.
  5. In the remaining oil, sauté with ginger paste and green chillies. Then add chopped onion and fry it till golden brown in color.
  6. Add cashew paste into it.
  7. Cook covered on medium-low heat for about 5 minutes. Now add garam masala powder, cumin powder, salt, pepper powder and kasoori methi. Cook again for about 5 minutes.
  8. Then add curd and cook 5 more minutes or till oil shows separately.
  9. Now add fried paneer cubes and mix it well.
  10. Then add 2 cup boiled water and cook covered for 5 more minutes. Now heat the coal on the direct flame as shown below in the picture.
  11. Put the Small steel bowl on pan in which you have prepared paneer. Then add heated coal and 1 teaspoon ghee in a steel bowl and cover it immediately to get the gravy absorbs the essence of coal. After 2 minutes remove steel bowl from the pan. Now Paneer Kalimirch is ready, serve with Naan or chapattis.

 

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