• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    paneer makhanwala recipe - paneer cubes in a rich buttery creamy makhani gravy. a restaurant style dish.

    Ingredients

    • 1 medium to large onion, 80 gms, ¾ cup roughly chopped onions
    • 3 to 4 medium tomatoes, 160 to 170 gms, 1.5 cups roughly chopped tomatoes
    • ½ inch ginger/adrak, chopped
    • 3 to 4 medium garlic/lahsun, chopped
    • 2 single strands of mace/javitri
    • 2 to 3 green cardamoms/hari elaichi or choti elaichi
    • 1 inch cinnamon/dal chini
    • 2 to 3 cloves/laung or lavang
    • 2 tbsp whole cashews/kaju, about 10 to 12 cashews
    • 1 cup water
    • 250 to 300 gms paneer/cottage cheese, cut into cubes or squares
    • 1 to 1.5 tsp kashmir red chili powder or deghi mirch (if using a hot variety of red chili powder, then add ½ to ¾ tsp)
    • ¼ cup low fat cream ( i used amul cream)
    • 1 tej patta/indian bay leaf
    • 1 green chili, slit
    • 1.5 cups water or as required
    • ¾ tsp kasuri methi/dry methi leaves, crushed
    • ¼ tsp garam masala powder
    • 1 tsp honey or ½ tsp sugar - or add as required as per your taste
    • 2 to 2.5 tbsp butter at room temperature,
    • 1 tbsp cream for garnishing
    • 1 tbsp grated paneer for garnishing (optional)
    • ½ inch ginger, julienne
    • salt as required
    • few chopped coriander leaves for garnish (dhania patta)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 208 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 12 g 18.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 29.61%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 26 mg 8.81%
    • Sodium: 252 mg 10.48%
    • Calcium: 81 mg 8.12%
    • Potassium: 132 mg 3.77%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 22 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 10.95%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 10.34%
    • Vitamin C 3.26%
    • Vitamin D 1.65%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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