No-Cream Paneer Lababdar

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Time45 Min
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves3

If you are craving for a luscious and rich vegetarian side dish to go with rotis or rice, you simply cannot look past this No-Cream Paneer Lababdar Recipe. Best served as part of a filling lunch or dinner, this dish has consistently been one of the most popular food items in Punjabi cuisine over the years. Both tasty, as well as nutritious, the No-Cream Paneer Lababdar Ingredients, are easy to wor

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre344 Cal344 Cal344 Cal344 Cal
  • 21gProtein
  • 21gFat
  • 18gCarbs
  • 2gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Red Chilli Powder

Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon

Salt

Salt

1 teaspoon

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

0.5 teaspoons

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

2 teaspoons

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

Cashewnut (2 Piece Split)

2 tablespoons

Cumin

Cumin

1 teaspoon

Green Cardamom

Green Cardamom

2 pieces

Cloves

Cloves

2 pieces

Bay Leaf

Bay Leaf

1 piece

Dairy

Paneer

Paneer

300 g

Fruits & Vegetables

Onion

Onion

1 piece

Tomato

Tomato

3 pieces

Coriander W/o Roots

Coriander W/o Roots

5 g

Menu Item

Ginger Garlic Paste

Ginger Garlic Paste

1 tablespoon

Other

Green Chillies

Green Chillies

1 piece

Water

Water

0.5 cups

Directions

1Roughly chop onion and Coriander. Dice the paneer into cubes and place it in cold water. Heat oil in a pan and add bay leaf , clove , green cardamom & cumin seeds. Saute well .
2Add the onion and saute well . Now add cashew nuts and saute it well . Next add the tomatoes with a little salt and cook till the tomatoes are soft.
3This cooked masala should be kept aside to cool down and discard the whole spices. (cardamom, bay leaf and clove )
4Once cooled blend this with a little water into a smooth paste
5Take a vessel, add a little oil and add ginger garlic paste , cook till the rawness disappears .
6Add powdered masala saute and then add water to avoid burning.
7Now add the blended mix and Saute well.
8Add dices of paneer into the gravy with little water and allow it to cook on a slow flame .
9Cook the paneer for 5- 10 minutes. Add salt and check the seasoning. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves

Health Benefits of No-Cream Paneer Lababdar

The No-Cream Paneer Lababdar Benefits include the large quantities of protein that paneer adds to the dish as well as the elimination of cream from the recipe which makes it a relatively low-calorie and low-fat option for those who are keen on losing weight. Paneer is very rich in protein that is required by the body to maintain muscle health and improve performance. It contains significant amount

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