Paneer Kalimirch ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )

Paneer Kalimirch ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )

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Paneer kalimirch, a protein rich dish for a healthier and beautiful you! poppy seeds are good source of calcium, protein, and iron. I have used low fat paneer, milk to curb down extra calories and fat. Ensure you soak the poppy seeds and cashewnuts in warm water before grinding them to get a smooth paste.

Paneer Kalimirch ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes ) recipe - How to make Paneer Kalimirch ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste
1 1/2 cups chopped onions
2 tbsp soaked poppy seeds (khus-khus)
1/4 cup soaked cashewnuts (kaju)
4 clove garlic (lehsun)
6 ginger (adrak)

Other Ingredients
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 cups low fat paneer, cut into 12 mm. ( 1/2") cubes
2 tbsp fresh cream
1/4 cup milk
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1/4 tsp garam masala
1 tsp freshly crushed peppercorns (kalimirch)

For Serving
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle,add the prepared paste and sauté on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes or till the raw smell disappears.
  3. Add the paneer, cream, milk, turmeric powder, salt and 2 tbsp of water and cook for a few minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the garam masala and crushed peppercorns, mix gently and simmer for another 2 minutes. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy171 cal
Protein6.4 g
Carbohydrates13.5 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat9.9 g
Cholesterol2 mg
Sodium43.7 mg