Hello and Namaste everyone!!🙏🙏
Welcome again to the garden of foods and delicacy..trying to reach you guys with the top delicious home-cooked food..and today I have come with my all time favorite and delicious paneer varta recipe..Paneer is Indian cottage cheese made by cuddling milk and then satteling it to make cubes out of it..This is one of the most proteinous food when it comes to vegan supplements..Indian cottage cheese or paneer has become really famous over the course of time and the varieties of dishes being prepared with paneer is not limited to one or two..starting from adding it in stuffings to making different curries , making desserts out of it..I think its one of our very dear and favorite food..The cravings suddenly rises up when there is paneer on my plate.. its just super yummy..
Paneer never fails to taste good when cooked the right way..I love it as paneer varta,paneer butter nasala or paneer pakoda etc..paneer always tops in my desirable food list..The recipe I have come up today with, is simple and delicious..Varta refers to anything being cooked by messing it up..and paneer varta is one of the easiest curry recipe..simple yet super delicious.So let’s make this delicacy.
2 cups finely chopped onions
1 cup very small chopped tomato
250 g.m paneer/cottage cheese
1 bay leaf
1 table spoon garlic flakes
1 tea spoon grated ginger
1 table spoon chopped coriander leaves
1 tea spoon mustard seeds
1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder
1 tea spoon red chilli powder
1 tea spoon garam masala(optional)
1 cup boiled milk
1 tea spoon kasturi methi
4 table spoon oil
Salt to taste / I have added 1 and 1/2 tea spoon
To make this delicious paneer varta, simply take a pan..put it on high flame..add oil. Let the oil be hot..add mustard seeds to pop then add the salad mixture of onions, tomato, ginger,garlic,chopped coriander and bay leaf..just like this👇bay leaf has an amazing flavor when added in spicy curries ,and also it is used in tea, it is also known to be one of the most flavourful leaves.
Now mix all the ingredients well..cook in medium flame for 2 minutes..then add the turmeric powder, chilli powder and garam Masala..mix well using a spatula..cook in medium flame until the tomatoes become soft..and all the other ingredients become semicooked..
Now when the veggies gets cooked well.. add the milk and grated paneer..mix well using a spatula..add salt and kasturi methi..cook for another 2 ro 3 minutes for the spices to be mixed well with paneer..remove in bowl and grab this yum with your roti/tortilla. the creamy and spicy taste is what makes the dish yum..