Monday, May 21, 2012

Project 365 Days Of Food- Day 51, Paneer Masala- Fresh Cottage Cheese Masala!

This simple dish can be made in no time at all!

500 gms of soft Paneer
4 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp cumin seeds
6 large onions, finely diced
3 large tomatoes, skinned and chopped
1 tsp tandoori chaat masala(optional)
salt to taste

1. Cut the paneer into cubes or slices. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the paneer cubes until golden brown on all sides. Remove from the pan, drain on a kitchen paper and keep warm.
2. Add the cumin seeds to the oil in the pan, followed by the diced onions. Fry until light brown, then add the tomatoes. Season with salt and chaat masala. Add the fried paneer cubes and continue cooking for a minutes, stirring.
3. Serve hot, as an accompaniment to roti and dal or rice and dal.