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Paneer kolhapuri
By : Jeyashri Suresh
Category : Curries, Paneer
Servings : 3-4
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
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  1. Dry roast the black pepper, dry coconut, sesame seeds,cardamom , saunf, and cloves till the coconut turns nice brown color. Take care not to burn it. Lastly add the cashew nuts and switch of the flame. Grin this into a fine paste adding little water.
  2. In a pan, add oil and add the cumin seeds and ginger garlic paste.
  3. Saute in a low flame till the raw smell goes. Chop the onions finely and add to this. Saute till the onions turn brown.
  4. Now add the ground masala. After few seconds add the tomato puree( if adding tomatoes, grind it nicely and add at this stage) , red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.
  5. Let this cook for a while in a low flame . Add the paneer cubes and add water to reach a desired consistency. Check for salt. If you wish you can add a dash of garam masala.
  6. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with roti | jeera rice.

Recipe and image courtesy: Jeyashri`s Kitchen

1 cup paneer cubes
1 onion
2 tomatoes ( used 1/4 cup tomato puree )
1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
4 tsp dry coconut (koparai)
5-6 whole black pepper
1/2 tsp saunf (sombu)
1 tsp sesame seeds
1 cardamom
2 cloves
4-6 cashew nuts
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1 tblsp oil
few coriander leaves
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