By entering your details, you are agreeing to olive magazine terms and conditions and privacy policy. You need to be a subscriber to join the conversation. Add the tomato purée and stir in enough hot water to make it saucy. Sign in to manage your newsletter preferences. Thanks! Scatter with coriander and serve with rice and chapattis. Heat through before serving. Make sure you push the masala and water towards the center of the tawa. Bring to the boil and simmer, stirring occasionally for 20 minutes. Heat a knob of butter in a large pan, add the onion and stir for a minute with the heat on high. Now add chopped green chilies to the tawa-fried paneer. Add ½ cup water and mix it with the masala on the tawa. Return it to the same pan and add 100ml water. Heat a little oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry the paneer until golden. Heat the oil in a pan and add the onions. Packed with flavour, this dish is easy to make, gluten free and under 500 calories - what's not to love? 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Turn the heat to low, add the cinammon, cardamom, cloves and fennel seeds, stir for 5 minutes. Order your copy from Add the turmeric, coriander and chilli powder and fry gently for a minute. You can unsubscribe at any time. 16. Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for 4-5 days. Add the green chilli and garlic and cook for another minute, then add the tomatoes. Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes, Recipe from Chetna’s Healthy Indian Vegetarian by Chetna Makan (Mitchell Beazley £20). 20. Cook on a low-to-medium heat for 12-15 minutes, or until deep golden brown. 17. 18. Shireen Anwar Born on May 15th in Karachi, Pakistan, Chef Shireen Anwar took her early education from Mama Parsi School. After 8 years of marriage, she moved to USA with her husband where she taught in a food institute known as “Western Foods Institute New York”. Finally, stir in the cream and serve, sprinkled with coriander leaves, if you like. Cook on a low-to-medium heat for 12-15 minutes, or until deep golden brown. Enjoy cooking, eating and exploring! For more veggie options, try our vegetarian curry, vegetarian chilli, vegetarian paella and other vegetarian recipes. Find out more, The Telegraph values your comments but kindly requests all posts are on topic, constructive and respectful. They happily eat it with chapatti, naan or rice, for lunch or dinner. Cover and cook on a low heat for 10 minutes, until the tomatoes are very soft. Paneer Butter Masala November 26, 2020 by Keren Leave a Comment Sometimes you have to overcome your culinary fears, and Indian food, as much as I enjoyed eating … We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Add the paneer and tomato to the sauce and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the ginger and garlic and cook for another 5 minutes on a low heat, stirring occasionally to make sure nothing catches. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. Allow to cool slightly, then use a blender to blitz the mixture until smooth. Add the paneer and cook for two minutes more. Make this paneer masala for a comforting dinner, then check out more vegetarian curry recipes such as our easy spinach, chickpea & potato curry. Fry the onion, garlic and ginger in half the oil on a medium-low heat until softened, about 5 minutes. The ingredients are simple and the paneer gives just the right amount of sourness and creaminess. Make sure you scrap the masala on the tawa and push them towards the center of the tawa. Stir in a teaspoon of salt, the sugar and all the spices, and cook for two minutes. Quick cookies, indulgent brownies, family tray bakes and more, Take a look inside our new Christmas issue, Count down to Christmas with craft beers, whiskies and gins, Best DIY restaurant meal kits and recipe boxes, Shahi paneer (paneer in creamy cashew and tomato curry), Best ever quick and easy curry recipes ready in under 30 minutes. Heat the oil in a pan and add the onions. Cover and cook for another 10 minutes. Check out more vegetarian curry recipes... Sign up to receive recipe inspiration and foodie openings. 19. This is hands-down my kids’ favourite recipe for paneer (available from all the big supermarkets). Add kasuri methi, cream and then cook for 1 minute. This recipe for paneer masala is a great vegetarian alternative to the classic chicken tikka masala, that meat eaters will love too!