Ingredients :
  • Cottage cheese (paneer)- 250 g
  • Tomatoes, roughly chopped - 8-10
  • Tamarind - 1/2 lemon-sized ball
  • Ginger, roughly chopped - 2 " piece
  • Garlic, crushed - 10-12 Cloves
  • Whole dry Red Chillies - 6-8
  • Sesame oil (til oil) - 1 tbsp
  • 1 tsp- Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp- Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp- Curry leaves
  • 20- Cinnamon, 3 inch sticks
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste




How to Make Paneer Tamatar ki Sabji :
  1. Cut paneer into 4 inch pieces.
  2. Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup warm water for 30 minutes.
  3. Extract the pulp, strain and set aside.
  4. Heat a pan and saute chopped tomatoes, ginger, crushed garlic and red chillies.
  5. Add 1/2 cup water and boil.
  6. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until it reduces to half.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Now cool and sieve in a soup strainer.
  9. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard and cumin seeds.
  10. Add curry leaves, cinnamon, turmeric powder, coriander powder and cumin powder.
  11. Stir-fry for 1 min.
  12. Add the strained tomato mixture. Let it boil.
  13. Add the tamarind pulp and salt.
  14. Reduce heat and the paneer.
  15. Simmer for 2- 3 minutes.
  16. Serve hot.