Paneer Masala

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Savour this traditional and spicy preparation of Paneer Masala made with a twist of no Cream or Butter! Delicious Panner Cubes are tossed with a blend of Indian spices, Onion and Tomato Masala on top of a tangy Tomato base. - High-Protein Paneer
Time20 Min
DifficultyEasy
Serves1

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre210 Cal210 Cal210 Cal210 Cal
  • 13gProtein
  • 12gFat
  • 12gCarbs
  • 2gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

  • Cashewnut (2 Piece Split) 2 units
  • Watermelon Seeds 0.5 teaspoons
  • Refined Oil 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin 1 pinch
  • Red Chilli Powder (kashmiri) 1 pinch
  • Turmeric Powder 1 pinch
  • Coriander Powder 1 pinch
  • Salt 0.5 teaspoons

Fruits & Vegetables

  • Ginger 1 small piece
  • Onion 0.25 cups
  • Tomato 0.25 cups

Menu Item

  • Tomato Puree 2 teaspoons

Dairy

  • Paneer 1 cup

Other

  • Garlic 1 piece
  • Green Chillies 0.5 unit
  • Jeera Powder 1 pinch
  • Coriander Leaves 4 leafs

Directions

1Wash and soak Cashew Nuts and Melon Seeds.
2Boil soaked Cashew Nuts and Melon Seeds.
3In a blender, add boiled Cashew Nuts and Melon Seeds. Make a smooth paste. Keep it aside.
4Add Oil and Jeera Seeds. Allow to crackle.
5Add chopped Ginger, Garlic and Green Chilli. Saute.
6Add chopped Onion and fry till Golden Brown.
7Add Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder, and Jeera Powder.
8Add chopped Red Tomatoes and cook till mushy.
9Add Salt, Paneer Cubes, Tomato Paste and Cashew Magaz Paste. Cook for sometime.
10Serve in a bowl. Garnish with chopped Coriander.

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Health Benefits of Paneer Masala

The different ingredients and the spices used in the paneer masala gravy provides a potent mixture of various health benefits. Cashews are a healthy source of antioxidants and healthy fatty acids while the melon seeds are rich in protein and amino acids. Paneer is rich in protein, calcium, magnesium, and vitamins which are essential for our overall well-being. It helps strengthen bones, teeth, and facilitate in burning fats from the body. It also helps regulate blood sugar levels and assists in enhancing immunity functions. Tomato is a major dietary source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, and antioxidant. They are extremely nutritious and adds aromatic flavor to the gravy. The spices that go into making gravy offer many health benefits and has been making our Indian dishes more palatable. It helps in cleansing toxins from our body and in regulating blood pressure while some offer great antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties. Try the delicious Paneer Masala recipe with family and friends for a wholesome meal!