Reshmi Kaju Paneer
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Reshmi Kaju Paneer

Continuing my love for paneer with this delicious Reshmi Kaju Paneer. This Punjabi curry is very rich, creamy and lip-smacking. Being a vegetarian, I always look for a protein-rich meal. Paneer is a great source of protein
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Paneer recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Dhwani

Ingredients

  • For gravy
  • Whole garam masala
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cardamom - 3
  • Cloves - 3
  • Cinnamon - 2"
  • Kashmiri Whole Red chili - 5
  • Other Ingredients
  • Ginger - 1"
  • Garlic - 5 cloves
  • salt to taste
  • Butter - 1/4 cup
  • Onion - 2 cup
  • Tomato - 4 cup
  • Green chili - 3
  • Kasoori Methi - 1 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Cashew nut - 7 to 10 for gravy
  • Watermelon seeds(magaj tari seed- 2 tsp
  • Paneer - 2 cups cube
  • Cashew nuts - 1 cup

Instructions

  • Soak 1 cup cashew nuts in 1 1/2 cup water for 30 minutes.
  • Heat butter in a pressure cooker. Let it melt. Add all whole garam masala. Add garlic, ginger, green chili, onion, tomatoes, Cashew nuts and watermelon seeds. Saute it for 5 minutes over medium heat. Close the pressure cooker lid. Cook it until 2-3 Whistles.
  • Let the pressure cooker cool down, open the lid and put all mixture into a mixer grinder. Blend it very well. Make a paste and strain it using a strainer.
  • Take the strained paste in a pan. Season it with salt and Kasuri methi. Cook it for 3 to 4 minutes over a medium to low heat.
  • Once it comes to a boil add sugar and heavy whipping cream.
  • Add soaked cashew(Draineand paneer. Mix well. Let it cook for 5 minutes over medium heat.
  • Reshmi Kaju Paneer is ready. Serve it with Naan, Paratha or Kulcha. Enjoy!!!