Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Baby Corn Paneer Masala / Baby Corn Paneer Gravy / பேபி கார்ன் பனீர் கிரேவி

This is a very rich and creamy curry that goes good with any Indian bread. I prepared this baby corn curry for our weekend dinner. I served it with Chapathi. 

Ingredients :

1. Paneer - 1 Cup (Cubed)
2. Baby Corn - 5 (Cut in to bite sized pieces)
3. Tomato - 2 (Chopped)
4. Onion - 1 (Chopped)
5. Ginger-Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
6. Chilly Powder - 1 tsp or Adjust to your taste
7. Garam Masala - 1 tsp
8. Dried Mango Powder - 1/2 tsp
9. Cumin Powder - 1/2 tsp
10. Coriander Powder - 1/2 tsp
11. Kasuri Methi - 1 tsp
12. Almond - 4
13. Cashew - 4
14. Milk - 1/4 Cup
15. Oil - 1/2 tbs
16. Butter - 1 tsp
17. Salt - Needed Qty
18. Sugar - 1/2 tsp
19. Water - 2 Cups or Adjust accordingly

For Garnishing 

1. Cashewnut - A Few
2. Raisin - A Few
3. Ghee - 1 tsp

Heat ghee. Medium the flame. Add cashew ad fry till it turns golde brown. Now add raisin. Switch off the stove. Keep aside.

Procedure :

1. Soak almond and cashew in milk for an hour. Grind to a smooth paste. Keep aside.

2. Heat a tawa. Add butter. When it starts to melt, add paneer cubes. Fry the paneer cubes on medium heat till the colour turns to golden brown. Keep the fried paneer aside.

3. Pressure cook baby corn pieces with a little salt for 2 whistles (Not more than that). 

4. Now, in a pan heat oil. Add ginger-garlic paste. Fry till the raw smell is gone.

5. Add oion and tomato. Saute till tomato turns mushy. 

6. Add red chilly powder, garam masala, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt and sugar. Saute for few minutes on medium heat. 

7. Add 1/2 cup of water and allow the contents to cook for five minutes.  Switch off the stove. 

8. Let the contents cool. Grind to a smooth paste.

9. Transfer to a pan. Add paneer and baby corn. Add 1.5 Cups of water. Let the contents cook for a five minutes. 

10. Add nut and milk paste. Crush Kasuri methi and add to the contents in the pan. Mix well. 

11. Switch off the stove when the contents starts to thicken.

12. Garnish with cashew and raisin.

13. Serve hot with Chapathi or any other Indian bread.

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Baby Corn Masala & Chapathi, Chapathi & Dhal goes to my own event "Healthy Food for Healthy Kids - Healthy Combo Meal for Kids", guest hosted by Sowmya.


Unknown said...

Thanks for linking this yummy dish to the event Nithu!! They look awesome!!


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kitchen queen said...

super and yummilicious combo curry.

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Lovely combo meal dear. Never cook baby corn with paneer. yours looks fabulous.

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Divya A said...

Sounds so yum dear :) Will definitely give a try!!

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Priya Suresh said...

Such a delicious masala,wish like finishing that whole plate.

Saraswathi Ganeshan said...

Tempting platter..rich and creamy..

divya said...

looks yummy and delicious curry...

Unknown said...

Yummy n creamy..Love this combo..

Anu said...

Curry looks so yummy..nice combination with roti or naan..