Thursday 24 November 2011

Creamy Paneer Baby Corn Masala

Paneer Baby Corn  masala  curry is rich in lutein (an antioxidant), calcium, folate, thiamine and protein. Substituting tofu for paneer can make it an excellent ,tasty low calorie recipe for weight-watchers.

Paneer Baby Corn masala is a tasty preparation with an unique combination of baby corn with a succulent paneer and delectable spicy creamy  gravy. Definitely worth to try and serve with paratha ,Naan or with tandoori roti.

Creamy Paneer Baby Corn Masala
Creamy Paneer Baby Corn Masala

200gm Baby corn- chopped into 1 inch pieces
250 gm paneer- cubed
2 medium onions
2 medium tomatoes
2 green chilies
2 inch piece of ginger
2-3 cloves garlic
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/3 tsp turmeric
1 tsp cumin powder
salt to taste
1 tsp kasuri methi
2 tsp cumin coriander powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp coriander
1tbsp Fresh Cream
3tbsp Coriander leaves
2 tbsp butter

To be grinded to Powder
5-6 cashews
1 tsp melon seeds

1. Chop 1 of the onions finely  and keep aside.
2.Blanch the baby corn in salted boiling water for 3-4 min.
3. Chop another onion into large pieces along with the ginger, green chili, garlic,Corainder leaves and tomatoes and put it through a blender/ mixer with as little water as possible to make a fine paste.
4. Heat  butter  in a kadai and when the butter  melt, add the cumin seeds. When they splutter, add the chopped onions and saute till they are golden brown.
5. Next add the tomato-onion-ginger-garlic-chili puree and saute till you see the butter/ghee come afloat. The gravy should turn golden brown.
6. Now add the cashew and melon seeds powder to it and saute for a couple more minutes.
7. Add the turmeric, chili powder, garam masala, cumin and coriander powder , salt and saute the gravy for 3-4 minutes.
8. Add in the chopped baby corn and paneer pieces and cook for 10-15 more minutes.
9. Finally add Fresh cream, kasuri methi  and saute for 2-3 min.
10.Serve garnished with coriander.