Paneer - 300 gram (cut into triangles)
Badam - 1/2 cup
Onions - 2 (roughly chopped)
Tomatoes - 4 (roughly chopped)
Ginger - 1 tsp (roughly chopped)
Garlic - 4 cloves
Dry Red Chillies -3
Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Bay leaf - 1
Ghee or oil - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
- Soak the almonds in a bowl of hot water for about 10 minutes, de-skin and keep aside.
- Marinate the paneer with turmeric, salt, kashmiri red chilli powder for 5 minutes.Puree the raw chopped tomatoes using a mixer grinder and keep aside.
- Make a fine paste of 1/4 cup almonds, ginger, garlic, onions and red chillies using a blender and keep aside.
- Connect the power cord to ROBOCOOK and switch ‘ON’ button. Press the Saute Button in front dashboard and wait for 30 secs for the inner cooking pot to get heated up.
- Add oil to the inner cooking pot and let it heat a bit. Shallow fry the marinated paneer till they are cooked to about 3/4th and keep aside.
- Add ghee to the inner cooking pot and allow it to melt. Add in the bay leaf and let it flavour the ghee for few secs.
- Once done, add the ground almond onion paste and sauté until the raw smell of the masala goes.Next add in tomato puree and Stir well for 4-5 mins.
- Then add coriander powder, kashmiri red chilli powder, garam masala and give it a mix until the masalas get combined.
- Add required water, salt and allow it to boil. Once it starts boiling, add the partially fried paneer triangles and the remaining almonds. Let it cook for few mins.
- Give it a quick stir. Once done switch to Keep Warm or Off mode. Finally garnish with onion rings.
- Serve Hot and tasty Badam Paneer curry with rottis.