Do Pyaza Paneer Curry by Monica Uppal Popli - August 16, 2020January 29, 2023 Do Pyaza Paneer Print Recipe Pin Recipe Prep Time 15 minsCook Time 30 minsTotal Time 45 mins Course Main DishCuisine Indian Servings 6 people Ingredients 400 gm paneer cubes3 tbsp melted ghee (clarified butter)cooking oil for shallow frying plus 1 tsp1/2 cup yogurt (curd)4 medium sliced onions1 small onion diced4 medium tomatoes diced3 tbsp ginger-garlic paste2 green chilies chopped2 tsp cumin seeds2 bay leaves1 inch piece cinnamon stick3 green cardamom1 cardamom (black)4 cloves5 black peppercorns1/2 tsp asafoetida powder1 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)1 tsp red chili powder1 tsp cuminseed powder1 tbsp coriander (dhania) powder1 tsp crushed coriander seeds1 tsp kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves)a few sprigs coriander (cilantro) leaves choppedSalt to taste Instructions Shallow fry paneer cubes until golden brown on both the sides.Immerse them in warm water for 10 minutes.In the cooking pan pour 2 tbsp ghee and 1 tsp cooking oil, add 1 tsp cumin seeds, bay leaves, green cardamom, cardamom (black), cloves, black peppercorns, asafoetida powder. Saute and add sliced onions, fry till golden brown.Add ginger garlic paste, turmeric and cook for few minutes.Mix in chopped tomatoes and salt to taste and cook till they are mushyIn a bowl mix curd, cumin, coriander powders, and red chilli powder. Stir this in to the pan. Mix well and on medium heat cook till ghee separates from masala.Add around 1 cup hot water to make the gravy of desired consistency. Incorporate the paneer cubes.Sprinkle kasoori methi and cook for about 2 minutesIn this recipe, there will be another tempering or tadka. In a separate pan on medium high heat, add 1 tbsp ghee, 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp crushed coriander, onion cubes and slit green chilies, saute them for a minute and add the tempering immediately over the paneer gravy, stir gently for a minute. Cover and cook on low medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves. Serve it hot with roti or naan.