Dhaba Style Paneer Masala

Veg Vegan Meat

Dhaba Style paneer masala is a simple, delicious vegetarian gravy that is popular in the Indian subcontinent. This mild restaurant style curry is usually served with naan, roti, or jeera rice

Dhaba Style Paneer Masala

YIELD

3 people

TYPE

Veg Curry

TIME

30 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

STEP

1

In a pan with medium heat pour ghee and shallow fry the paneer and drain it. Keep it aside for later use

STEP

2

In the same pan pour oil, add bay leaves, cardamom, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, and saute

STEP

3

Add onion and saute until it turns soft

STEP

4

Now add ginger garlic paste and toss until raw aroma leaves

STEP

5

Add chili, coriander, garam masala, cumin powder, besan, and kasoori methi and roast everything well

STEP

6

Add pureed tomato and give a quick mix

STEP

7

Close the pan with the lid and cook for 5 minutes

STEP

8

Now open the lid and add curd to the above mixture and combine everything well

STEP

9

Pour water and add shallow fried paneer to the gravy and incorporate it well

STEP

10

Simmer the heat and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until the gravy leaves oil

STEP

11

Switch off the heat and garnish with cilantro/coriander leaves

STEP

12

Serve the Dhaba style paneer masala warm with roti, naan, chapati, or with jeera rice