1 pkg paneer cut into cubes
2 medium onions (sliced)
2 green chillies (slit)
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp sabzi masala
1 tsp fresh cream
To be ground to paste
1 cup grated coconut
2-3 green chillies
1" piece ginger
4-5 cloves of garlic
whole garam masala
a few peppercorns
3-4 small tomatoes
a small bunch of coriander & mint leaves
Heat a tsp of oil in a frying pan.
Saute sliced onions & slit green chillies till golden brown.
In a separate pan, add a tsp of oil. Saute ginger, garlic, green chillies & garam masala. When the garlic is a light golden color, add the grated coconut & saute till light brown.
Remove the sauted masala & add small tomtoes & saute till it shrinks.
Remove the tomatoes & saute the coriander & mint leaves for a couple of mins.
Grind together the initially sauteed masala, tomatoes, coriander & leaves to a fine paste.
Add this paste to the sauteed sliced onions. Add chilli powder & sabzi masala to taste. Saute till the oil separates from the masala.
Then add 1/2 cup of water, cubed paneer & salt. Cover & cook on simmer till the paneer is soft & the gravy has thickened.
Turn off the heat & garnish with fresh cream.
Serve hot with chappathi or rice.