Friday, 17 August 2012

Chole Paneer

Chole Paneer

( Gram & Cottage Cheese )

Chole Paneer


1 cup kabuli channa
250 gms paneer cubbed
1 big onion chopped
2  tomatoes chopped
3/4 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp garlic-ginger paste
1 tsp red chilly powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp channa masala
1 tbsp coriander leaves
Oil as required
Salt to taste


1. Soak channa in water overnight.

2. Pressure cook the soaked channa adding salt.

3. Heat 1 tbsp butter in a pan & stir fry paneer cubes till it turns golden
    brown at the edges.

4. Drain & keep aside. In the same pan heat 1 tsp oil at medium heat, &
    splutter mustard seeds.

5. Add chopped onions & saute till brown.

6. Add ginger garlic paste, mix well & saute for some time. Add tomato,
   cook for few minutes.

7. Add chilly powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, channa masala,
   salt & saute for few seconds until the raw smell of spices go.

8. Add water, bring this to a boil. Now add cooked channa, reduce the
   heat & cook till gravy has turned thick.

9. Add fried paneer cubes & cook for few more minutes.

10. Remove from heat. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

11. Serve hot with naan/roti.