Paneer is one of the most varied and fascinating of dairy products. It has good nutritional value and can be prepared in different varieties. Here is the simple preparation of paneer makhani cooked in rich gravy of tomatoes, butter and cream. Prepare this at your home and enjoy its delicious taste.
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
1/2 kg paneer tikka or you can use paneer chunks also
2 Tbsp butter
1 tsp oil
1 tsp kala jeera (black cumin)
1 cup tomato puree
Salt - to taste
3/4 cup cream
A few strips of green chillies, cut lengthwise, for garnish
Method of preparation:
Heat the butter and oil, and when the butter melts, add the kala jeera and then the tomato puree and cook over high heat.
Stir a few times, till the mixture comes to a boil, and then simmer till the puree splutters.
Add the salt and paneer and turn around a few times till coated with the puree and heated through.
Add the cream and turn around a few times till well blended and hot.
Serve immediately, garnished with the green chillies.
Tip: If serving later, add the cream and shut off the heat, and re-heat and proceed with the rest, later.