Dahi Wale Paneer Recipe – Paneer In A Curd Gravy

Dahi Wale Paneer is a delectable gravy where Paneer is cooked along with a rich curd gravy. It is easy to make and is a perfect recipe when you are craving for a restaurant style Paneer curry.   Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese), Garlic, Ginger, Fresh Red chillies, Red Bell pepper (Capsicum), Cumin powder (Jeera), Coriander Powder (Dhania), Garam masala powder, Curd (Dahi / Yogurt), Butter (Salted), Onions, Homemade tomato puree, Cashew nuts, Fresh cream, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Lemon juice, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Lemon juice, Turmeric powder (Haldi)   400 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) 3 cloves Garlic , chopped 2 inch Ginger , chooped 2 Fresh Red chillies , chopped 1 teaspoon Red Bell pepper (Capsicum) , chopped 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) 2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania) 1 tablespoon Garam masala powder 100 gram Curd (Dahi / Yogurt) 1 tablespoon Butter (Salted) 2 Onions , sliced 2 tablespoons Homemade tomato puree 2 tablespoon Cashew nuts , or almonds (paste) 50 grams Fresh cream 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , to garnish 1 tablespoon Lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1 tablespoon Lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)     65   15     To begin making the Dahi Wale Paneer Recipe, add ginger, garlic and fresh red chillies in a mortar and pestle and grind it to paste.In a bowl, add capsicum, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and mix everything well.Divide this mixture into half and keep in an another bowl. In one of them, add curd, salt, paneer and mix everything well. Keep it aside to marinate for about 1 hour.To make the gravy for the Paneer Curry, heat butter in a heavy bottomed pan on low heat. Add onions and saute till it turns soft.Once the onions turn soft, add the ginger garlic chilli paste and cook it for about 2 minutes. After 2 minutes, add the capsicum mixture and let it cook till the capsicum turns a little soft.Once done, add the tomato puree, turmeric powder, cashew or almond paste, salt, required water and give it a mix. Let it cook for about 3 to 4 minutes.After 3 to 4 minutes, turn the flame to low and add the whisked curd. Cook it for another 5 minutes.Meanwhile, shallow fry or grill the paneer pieces on a non stick pan, using oil as required. Cook from both the sides till it turns golden brown.Add the fresh cream and mix it again. Add the paneer cubes and mix everything properly.Cook for about 2 minutes, add the lemon juice and garnish it with coriander leaves.Serve Dahi Wale Paneer Recipe along with Palak Dal, Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita, Jeera Rice, Phulka and Kachumber Salad for a weekend meal.