Makhmali paneer Recipe

Makhmali Paneer is a creamy and flavorful Indian dish made with soft paneer (Indian cottage cheese) cooked in a rich and velvety tomato-based gravy. The dish gets its name from the smooth and melt-in-your-mouth texture of the paneer. It is a popular vegetarian option that is perfect for special occasions or as a main course for a delicious and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Makhmali paneer Recipe

  • 50 gram Paneer, Cut Into Cubes
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Pureed
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tablespoon Cashew Paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Fresh Cream
  • as per your need Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnish
  • As required Salt To Taste

Directions: Makhmali Paneer Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste, and chopped onions. Saute until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 2.Add tomato puree, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and garam masala. Cook until the oil separates from the masala.
  • STEP 3.Add cashew paste and cook for a few minutes. Then, add paneer cubes and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Add fresh cream and mix well. Cook for a couple of minutes until the gravy thickens.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with naan or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • To make the paneer extra soft, soak it in warm water for 10-15 minutes before using.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a tablespoon of butter or ghee to the gravy.
  • If you prefer a spicier dish, increase the amount of red chili powder according to your taste.

Storage and Serving

  • Makhmali Paneer can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the dish in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve Makhmali Paneer as a main course with naan, roti, or rice.
Nutrition
value
405
calories per serving
32 g Fat15 g Protein13 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    32g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    13g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    13g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    32g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    314mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    955mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    89mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    24mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    125mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    300mg
  • Selenium
    16mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
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