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Lachedar Paneer

one of the famous paneer dishes is Lachedar Paneer that you can prepare at home with some other ingredients like capsicum, onion and other spices .in this post I will give you step by step method to prepare the dish

Lachedar Paneer

INGREDIENTS

  • 300-gram small cube sized cut
  • 2 capsicums cut into a ring shape.
  • 2 onion cut into a ring shape.
  • 3 tomatoes chopped.
  • 4 tablespoon oil.
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger.
  • salt to taste.
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili (lal mirch) powder.
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander (dhania) powder.
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala.
  • 1 cup fresh cream.
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lime juice.

INGREDIENTS REQUIRED TO PASTE

  • 2 Green Chili.
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander.
  • 1 small piece ginger.
  • 2 teaspoon cumin seed (jeera).
  • 3/4 black pepper powder(kali mirch)

PREPARATION

  • heat oil in a thick bottom frying pan add onion rings and stir it till it becomes little golden brown.
  • meanwhile prepared the paste using above mention ingredients.
  • Add prepared paste to the pan and cook it for 2 minutes in low flame.add grated ginger.
  • Add capsicum rings and stir it for more 2 minutes.keep the flame low
  • next, Add red chili powder, dhania powder, garam masla and salt and stir it well in low flame for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and paneer cubes and mix well.
  • add fresh cream and mixed it cook for more 1 minute.
  • take the vegetable in serving dish sprinkle lemon juice.
  • garnish the dish with finely grated paneer and fresh chopped coriander leaves.

NOTE

  • few days old paneers do not appear hard .but when paneer stale it loses its softness.
  • never deep fry paneer in low heated oil it will stick to the bottom of the pan or kadhai.
  • while cooking tikkas and tandoori paneer dish add 1tbsp of cornflour or besan this will make marinate stick properly to the paneer.
  • heat you paneer pieces properly this will make paneer soft.so at the time of serving you can slowly heat the paneer masala on low heat also.
  • if you preparing you paneer in a home do not squeeze the paneer completely it will make your paneer taste dry.
  • For keeping paneer fresh for a long time keep panner in a bowl filled with water.