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Achari Paneer Recipe – How To Make Achari Paneer

Achari Paneer Recipe – How To Make Achari Paneer

Paneer achari is a flavorful, highly nutritious and healthy. This delectable dish can be served as an appetizer or include it in your meals as an accompaniment.If you are fond of pickles and the robust flavor, then do try making Achari paneer recipe prepared with flavors and taste of pickle.

The paneer gravy in this recipe has robust flavors of achari masala or spices. Achari paneer is really scrumptious and aromatic. It goes well with any Indian bread like rotis, paranthas or naan. Follow this simple recipe to make Paneer achari at your home today with step-by-step pictures.

Directions

Getting ready:

1. Cut paneer in 1-1 inch chunks.

achari paneer recipe

2. Chop tomatoes, green chilies and ginger in big chunks. Place them in a mixture jar to make a fine paste.

achari paneer sabzi

3. Heat a pan and add fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds and cumin seeds into it and dry roast for few minutes.

achari paneer

4. Allow the spices to cool down. Add whole fennel powder, coriander powder and roasted whole spices. Ground all the ingredients coarsely.

achari paneer sabziMaking:

5. Heat some oil in a wok and add turmeric powder, followed by coarsely ground spices. Saute for a minute or so.

achari paneer sabzi

6. Next add tomatoes-green chilies-ginger paste followed by red chilly powder.

achari paneer sabzi

7. Saute the masala until tomatoes get mushy and you see fat leaving the edges.

achari paneer sabzi

8. Now add cream and let it simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep stirring constantly.

achari paneer

9. When the masala is cooked, add ½ cup water and garam masala powder, followed by green coriander. Stir to mix everything really well.

achari paneer sabzi

10. Drop the paneer chunks into it and simmer for 2 more minutes.

achari paneer sabzi

11. Cover and cook for 2 more minutes until paneer absorbs all the spices.

achari paneer

12. Achari paneer is ready. Transfer it to a serving bowl.

achari paneerServing:

13. Serve tempting achari paneer sabzi steaming hot with chapatti, parantha, naan or rice and relish eating.

achari paneer sabziSuggestion

  • You can replace the use of cream with cashew paste or melon seeds pasts, mawa, poppy seeds paste and so on for making the gravy. You can make gravy as per your preference and taste.
  • You can also use onion in here. For this take 1 finely chopped onion and add it in hot oil prior sautéing any other ingredient. Saute till the onions become translucent. Rest, add the spices same as mentioned above to make the sabzi.
  • For 3 to 4 members
  • Time – 30 minutes

Achari Paneer Recipe Achari Paneer Recipe - How To Make Achari Paneer
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Recipe type: Vegetable Fry Recipe
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Paneer - 250 grams
  • Tomato - 3 (150 grams)
  • Green chilly - 2
  • Ginger - 1 inch piece
  • Oil - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Green coriander - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Mustard seeds - ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Red chilly powder - ¼ tsp
  • Cream - ½ cup
  • Salt - 1 tsp or as per taste
Instructions
  1. Cut paneer in 1-1 inch chunks.
  2. Chop tomatoes, green chilies and ginger in big chunks. Place them in a mixture jar to make a fine paste.
  3. Heat a pan and add fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds and cumin seeds into it and dry roast for few minutes.
  4. Allow the spices to cool down. Add whole fennel powder, coriander powder and roasted whole spices. Ground all the ingredients coarsely.
  5. Making:
  6. Heat some oil in a wok and add turmeric powder, followed by coarsely ground spices. Saute for a minute or so.
  7. Next add tomatoes-green chilies-ginger paste followed by red chilly powder.
  8. Saute the masala until tomatoes get mushy and you see fat leaving the edges.
  9. Now add cream and let it simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep stirring constantly.
  10. When the masala is cooked, add ½ cup water and garam masala powder, followed by green coriander. Stir to mix everything really well.
  11. Drop the paneer chunks into it and simmer for 2 more minutes.
  12. Cover and cook for 2 more minutes until paneer absorbs all the spices.
  13. Achari paneer is ready. Transfer it to a serving bowl.
  14. Serve tempting achari paneer sabzi steaming hot with chapatti, parantha, naan or rice and relish eating.

 

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