Bhindi And Paneer Masala Recipe

Bhindi and Paneer Masala Recipe is a simple side dish which is made with sautéed bhindi and soft paneer in a tomato based gravy without any addition of cashew nuts, poppy seeds or cream. The flavors are simple and the whole spices are ground along with tomato so that it is more flavourful.  Bhindi (Lady Finger/Okra), Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese), Onion, Bay leaf (tej patta), Red Chilli powder, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Coriander Powder (Dhania), Sugar, Salt, Oil, Tomatoes, Cloves (Laung), Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds, Garlic, Ginger, Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt)   150 grams Bhindi (Lady Finger/Okra) , chopped to inch 1 cup Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , cubed 1 Onion , chopped 1 Bay leaf (tej patta) 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania) 1 teaspoon Sugar Salt , to taste Oil , for cooking Ingredients to grind 2 Tomatoes , chopped 2 Cloves (Laung) 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds 4 cloves Garlic 1 inch Ginger 1 tablespoon Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt)     10   30     To begin making the Bhindi and Paneer Masala Recipe, grind the tomatoes along with cinnamon, cardamom, clove, garlic, ginger and yogurt to a smooth paste.Heat a kadai with oil, add the chopped ladies finger and fry them till it is soft and crispy. Sprinkle little salt also and fry them. Keep it aside.In the same kadai, add little more oil, add bay leaf, chopped onions and saute till it becomes translucent.Add the ground paste along with turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, sugar and salt. Mix well and saute till the raw smell of the tomato goes away.Add the chopped ladies finger and paneer and mix well. Check for salt and cover it with a lid and cook Bhindi and Paneer Masala for 2 minutes. Serve hot.Serve the Bhindi and Paneer Masala Recipe along with Tawa Paratha, Palak Dal and Lauki Raita to make your dinner meals simple and healthy.