Cubed cottage cheese cooked in a smooth and rich buttery gravy. You could substitute cottage cheese for veggies or grilled chicken.
Kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves)
Heavy whipping cream
1 inch ginger
4 garlic cloves
3 dried red chillies- small
¼th cup of water
Heat 2 tbsp of butter
Add 2 bay leaves and 3 cardamoms.
Add freshly ground onion paste and sauté for 3-4 mins.
Blend 3 tbsp of cashew nuts with 1 cup of water to make a smooth paste.
Add cashew nut paste to onion mixture and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes
6. Chop 4 tomatoes and blend to form smooth puree.
7. Add tomato puree to the sautéing pastes.
Cover and cook for 5 minutes
Meanwhile cut ½ inch cubes of Paneer
Heat oil or butter in a frying pan
Fry Paneer cubes till they change color and get light brown.
Frying is optional. You could pan sear them or leave the cubes as is.
To the gravy add:
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
2 tsp kasoori methi
Salt to taste
Mix well, cover and allow all spices to cook for around 3-4 mins. On medium high heat.
Add 2 tbsp of heavy whipping cream and paneer pieces.
Mix well, simmer for 3-4 mins.
Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro or butter or cream, and serve with naan or tandoori roti or rice.