- 250 grams Paneercubed and lightly fried in Ghee
For the Gravy:
- 1/2 cup Yoghurt
- 2 tbsp Milk
- 1 tbsp Ghee
- 2 tsp Khus Khus
- 10 Cashews & 6-8 for Garnishing
- 1/2 tbsp Musk Melon Seeds
- 1 Red Onion roughly chopped
- 3/4 tsp White Pepper powder
- 1/2 tsp Sugar
- 1/2 tsp Green Cardamom Powder
- 1/2 tsp Kasuri Methi
- 8-10 strands of saffron dissolved in warm water/milk
- 2 tbsp fresh cream
- Salt to taste
So if you love Afghani Paneer but have no clue how to make it, Here are steps given below. Start making a simple yet tasty Afghani Paneer at home
Boil the roughly chopped onion in sufficient water. When the water is almost absorbed, switch off flame, remove from heat and allow to cool down to room temperature. Blend into a fine and smooth paste along with Khus Khus and cashew nuts.
Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed pan. Add muskmelon seeds and fry it for a minute on medium flame. Add the above paste and fry it until ghee separates.
Lightly crush kasuri methi on a rolling pin board. Add it to the above gravy.
Add cardamom powder, white pepper powder and salt to taste.
Let the flame be slow and add milk. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
Now add the beaten curds and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
Add the saffron water, sugar and paneer pieces.
Cook for about 3-4 minutes and then switch off the flame.
Garnish it with cashew nuts, fresh cream and finely chopped coriander.