Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Onion
  • 2 Large Tomatoes
  • 250 Gram Paneer, cut in cubes
  • 4-5 Cloves of Garlic
  • ~1 inch Ginger
  • 15-20 Cashews, soaked in water
  • 1 Tablespoon Cream
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 2-3 Green Cardamoms (Choti Hari Elaichi)
  • ~1 Inch Stick of Cinnamon (Dalchini)
  • 3-4 Cloves (Laung)
  • 1 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 2 Teaspoons Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
  • 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt or as per taste
  • 1 Teaspoon Sugar or 1 Teaspoon Honey, optional
  • 1 Tablespoon Crushed Dry Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi)

Method

1.Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds and fry them on low heat till they start to splutter.

2.Add Green Cardamom Cinnamon  and Cloves  to butter. Fry on low flame them for a minute.

3.Add Chopped Ginger and Garlic Cloves to the pan and cook for a minute.

4.Add chopped onions and fry them till they turn translucent. There is no need to brown the onions.

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Easy Homemade Chocolate

 MAIN INGREDIENTS:

  •  milk powder
  •   cocoa powder
  •  INGREDIENTS
  •   Cocoa powder – 5 tbsps
  •   Milk powder – 1 1/4 cups
  •   Butter – 1/4 cup
  •   Sugar – 2/3 cup
  •   Water – 1/2 cup

METHOD FOR MAKING

Sieve milk powder and cocoa powder and keep aside.

Heat water and sugar in a vessel and bring to a boil. Reduce flame and continue cooking till the syrup reaches one string consistency. Add the butter and mix well till it melts and blends with the syrup. Turn off heat.

Add the cocoa-milk powder mixture gradually (a few tbsps at a time) and mix well till glossy. Grease square pan or plate. Pour the mixture into the pan and smooth the top with a spatula allow to set for 10 to 15 mts at room temperature.

Place in fridge for 10-15 mts. Remove from fridge and use a cookie cutter to cut into desired shape. 😉