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Paneer Do Pyaza


  1. 300 gms cottage cheese (paneer)
  2. 3 tbsp cooking oil
  3. 1 tsp cumin seeds
  4. 3-4 green chillies, chopped
  5. 4 onions, sliced
  6. 2 Tomatoes, pureed
  7. 1 tsp turmeric
  8. 1 tsp coriander powder
  9. ½ tsp red chilli powder
  10. ½ garam masala
  11. 4 tbsp thick yogurt
  12. Salt according to taste
  13. 6-7 curry leaves
  14. 1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped


  1. Cut the paneer into small cubes.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, fry till the paneer cubes become golden.
  3. Take out the paneer cubes, add remaining 2 tbsp oil in the pan.
  4. Add cumin seeds, when they start to spluttering, add green chillies and onions.
  5. Fry till the onion changes to light brown, add tomato puree and saute for a minute.
  6. Add turmeric, red chilli powder and coriander powder, saute till the oil begins to separate.
  7. Add salt, yogurt, garam masala and paneer cubes, mix well.
  8. Stir for 5-6 minutes on medium flame or till the yogurt dry.
  9. Garnish with curry leaves and chopped coriander, serve hot with parathas.

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