Paneer Baby Corn Masala: Rakhi Dish

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Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 11:39 [IST]

Paneer or cottage cheese is one of the healthiest dairy products. For vegetarians, paneer is the most important ingredient. They love to add this dairy product in several dishes. Paneer is used to celebrate Indian festivals. If you love paneer and want to try a new recipe to surprise your brother this Rakhi, then check out the procedure to make paneer baby corn masala. It is sweet, spicy and filling. You can make this recipe within 30 minutes before you meet your brother.

Paneer baby corn masala recipe

Paneer Baby Corn Masala: Rakhi Dish

Serves: 2-3

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • Paneer- 1 cup (cubes)
  • Onions- 2 (chopped)
  • Tomato- 2 (grated)
  • Baby corns- 5-7 (sliced)
  • Green chillies- 3-4 (sliced)
  • Ginger garlic paste- 1tbsp
  • Dried red chillies- 2
  • Cumin seeds- 1tsp
  • Turmeric Powder- 1tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder- ½tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1tsp
  • Garam masala- 1tsp
  • Oil- 3-4tbsp

Procedure

  • Blend green chillies, red chillies and onion to make a smooth paste. Add little water to make it smooth.
  • Heat oil in a skillet. Add cumin seeds and when they start popping, add the ginger garlic paste. Mix it on medium flame for few seconds and then add the blended paste. Saute for 1 minute.
  • Add tomatoes, salt and turmeric powder. Cook for a minute and then add other spices namely, coriander, red chilli powder and garam masala. Cook on a medium flame for 4-6 minutes. (you can add tomato ketchup to make it sweeter)
  • Now add the paneer cubes and sliced baby corn. Mix well and cook on low flame for 8-10 minutes. Stir gently so that the paneer cubes do not break. Put the pan off the flame after the gravy is thick and a thin layer of oil forms on the surface.

Enjoy this Rakhi dish. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve it hot. If you want, you can fry the paneer and baby corn in oil to make it crisp. Even the gravy can be made by adding little water while cooking paneer and baby corn in the skillet. It all depends on the requirement.

Topics: vegetarian recipes, rakhi recipes
 
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Story first published:  Monday, July 30, 2012, 17:48 [IST]
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