Amritsar Ajwain Paneer Recipe

Paneer cooked in a tangy tomato gravy with mild spices and flavoured with ajwain ( carrow) seeds is a very delecious and flavourful dish originating from the northern part of the Indian sub continent. Try out this easy and quick recipe full of nutrition and serve it for lunch or dinner with Indian flatbread.

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Ingredients for Amritsar Ajwain Paneer Recipe

  • As required Ingredients for ground masala
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1 No.s Green chilli
  • 2 No.s Garlic Cloves
  • 2 No.s Cloves
  • 1.50 teaspoon Ajwain seeds
  • As required Ingredients for paneer gravy
  • 1 teaspoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Ground masala
  • 1 No.s Onion Finely Chopped
  • 1 cup Cooked tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • As required Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 cup Paneer cubed

Directions: Amritsar Ajwain Paneer Recipe

  • STEP 1.For the masala freshly grind 1 inch ginger, 1 green chilli, 2 cloves of garlic, 2 cloves (lavang). Grind to a coarse paste. Then add 1 ½ tsp ajwain seeds and continue to grind. Do not make a fine paste.
  • STEP 2.In a preheated pan add 1 tsp oil and saute the ground masala on low heat for a few seconds.
  • STEP 3.Next add 1 finely chopped onion and saute on low heat for 3 to 4 minutes till the onion becomes soft and the aromas of the ground mixture begins to come through.
  • STEP 4.Then add 1 cup cooked tomato puree, 1 tsp turmeric (haldi) powder, ½ tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp garam masala powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, salt to taste and ½ tsp sugar to balance the tartness of the tomatoes. Mix to combine all the ingredients well.
  • STEP 5.Saute and cook on medium heat for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.Add 1 cup cubed paneer and stir well. Bring it to a brisk boil for a few minutes and turn off the heat.
Nutrition
value
563
calories per serving
30 g Fat35 g Protein36 g Carbs19 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    30g
  • Protein
    35g
  • Carbs
    36g
  • Fiber
    19g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    36g
  • Protein
    35g
  • Fiber
    19g

Fats

  • Fat
    30g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    900mg
  • Iron
    11mg
  • Vitamin A
    2625mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    267mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    83mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    249mg
  • Manganese
    13mg
  • Phosphorus
    609mg
  • Selenium
    45mcg
  • Zinc
    6mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp