Aloo paneer recipe, Aloo paneer masala

Aloo paneer masala recipe, paneer and potato cooked in rich tomato based gravy, recipe with step by pictures and video. Paneer masala always goes well with chapati, naan and rotis. We generally make different varieties of paneer gravy such as Paneer butter masala, shahi paneer, paneer do pyaza... Recently during our Hong kong trip, we ordered food from a dhaba wala guy and tasted the combo of paneer and chole masala. I loved the idea of paneer with chole and rajma. I wanted to try the combo of aloo and paneer. The aloo paneer masala turned out so well and was a super hit at home too. We had with rotis, you can serve with kulchas or lachha paratha too.
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Aloo paneer masala

Aloo paneer gravy
Aloo paneer recipe

  • Recipe Cusine: Indian
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook time: 40 Minutes
  • Serves: 4-5
  • Author: Jeyashri
  • Recipe Category: Lunch | Dinner
  • Description: Aloo paneer masala recipe, paneer and potato cooked in rich tomato based gravy, recipe with step by pictures and video
     Potato | aloo  1(boiled)
     Paneer cubes  1 cup
     Butter  2 tsp
    Oil  2 tblsp
    Onion  1 big
    Tomato  2
    Garlic  4 cloves
    Ginger a small piece
    Red chili powder  1 tsp 
    Cumin powder  3/4 tsp
    Garam masala  3/4 tsp
    Kasoori methi  2 pinches
    Salt  as needed
    Fresh cream  2 tblsp
    Water  1 cup

Method :

  • Boil the potato, do not cook mushy. Let it be firm. 
  • Cut them into cubes.
  • In a pan add 2 tsp of butter and add the cubed potato.
  • Add very little salt. 
  • Saute till the potatoes turn golden brown.
  • Keep it aside.
  • If you want to saute the paneer cubes, you can do so. 
  • Chop one big onion and 2 tomatoes finely.
  • In a pan add 1 tblsp of oil and add in the chopped onions.
  • Cook till translucent.
  • Add 4 garlic cloves and a piece of ginger.
  • Add in 2 chopped tomatoes.
  • Mix well.
  • Cover and cook till they become soft. 
  • Once done switch off the flame.
  • Add 1 tsp red chili powder, salt, 3/4 tsp cumin powder and 3/4 tsp garam masala.
  • Mix well.
  • Allow this to cool completely.
  • Grind this into a smooth paste.
  • In a pan add 1 tblsp of oil.
  • Add in the ground paste.
  • Cook till the oil separates. 
  • Add 1 cup of water to this.
  • Cover this and cook for a minute.
  • Once it starts boiling, add 1 cup of paneer cubes.  
  • Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Now open the cover and add in the sauted potato. 
  • Add 2 tblsp of fresh cream.
  • Mix well.
  • Add 2 pinches of crushed kasoori methi and little garam masala.
  • Mix well.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Aloo paneer masala is ready to serve. 
  • Serve with rotis or lachha paratha. 
     
                              Video of how to make aloo paneer masala 


Method with step by step pictures :

  • Boil the potato, do not cook mushy. Let it be firm. 
  • Cut them into cubes.
  • In a pan add 2 tsp of butter and add the cubed potato.
  • Add very little salt. 
  • Saute till the potatoes turn golden brown.
  • Keep it aside.
  • If you want to saute the paneer cubes, you can do so. 
  • Chop one big onion and 2 tomatoes finely.
  • In a pan add 1 tblsp of oil and add in the chopped onions.
  • Cook till translucent.
  • Add 4 garlic cloves and a piece of ginger.
  • Add in 2 chopped tomatoes.
  • Mix well.
  • Cover and cook till they become soft. 
  • Once done switch off the flame.
  • Add 1 tsp red chili powder, salt, 3/4 tsp cumin powder and 3/4 tsp garam masala.
  • Mix well.
  • Allow this to cool completely.
  • Grind this into a smooth paste.
  • In a pan add 1 tblsp of oil.
  • Add in the ground paste.
  • Cook till the oil separates. 
  • Add 1 cup of water to this.
  • Cover this and cook for a minute. 
  • Once it starts boiling, add 1 cup of paneer cubes.  
  • Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Now open the cover and add in the sauted potato. 
  • Add the fresh cream.
  • Mix well.
  • Add 2 pinches of crushed kasoori methi and little garam masala.
  • Mix well.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Aloo paneer masala is ready to serve. 
  • Serve with rotis or lachha paratha. 
aloo paneer masala


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