Monday, 15 August 2016


For pasanda sandwiches:

250 gms. cottage cheese
2 tbsp crumbled or grated paneer
8-10 raisins, chopped
6 to 8 cashews, finely chopped
1 green chili, chopped
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
1/4 tsp degi mirch powder
12 tsp catch sabzi masala
salt as per taste
oil for shallow frying

For gravy:

2 medium sized onions, grated
2 tbsp oil
3 medium tomatoes  pureed
10 to 12 cashews
1/2 tsp  green cardamom powder
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 inch ginger ,grated
3 to 4 garlic, crushed to a paste
1/2 tsp  deghi mirch powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp catch sabzi masala
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp kasuri methi
2 tbsp cream
chopped coriander leaves to garnish
1/2 cup corn starch
4 tbsp water
salt as required

  1. Heat oil in a pan and crackle cumin seeds, then add ginger,garlic and onions and cook till the onions become translucent in color.
  2. Add pureed tomatoes, and cook till the masala leaves the sides of the pan.
  3. Now add  1 cup water , cashew paste and all the spices and salt.
  4. Simmer the gravy on a low flame till you see some oil specks on the top and the gravy thickens.
  5. Add ketchup, kasuri methi, and cream.
  6. Stir till the cream is mixed evenly with the rest of the gravy. Switch off the gas.
  7. Mix crumbled or grated paneer , chopped raisins, chopped cashews, green chilies, chopped coriander leaves in a bowl.
  8. Add degi mirch powder, sabzi masala and salt and mix well.
  9. Slice the paneer in desired shape and slice each piece into two halves gently.
  10. Now place some of the stuffing on the paneer slice and cover it with  the top slice gently. Press gently.
  11. Make all paneer sandwiches stuffed with the filling this way.
  12. In a bowl, make a paste of cup corn starch with 4 tbsp water.
  13. Dip the paneer sandwich in the batter.
  14. Turn over and coat from all sides and place the pasanda sandwiches in a medium hot oil on a griddle pan for shallow frying and cook from both sides till brown in color.
  15. Now drain the fried paneer sandwiches on paper towels. keep aside.
  16. Now  place the pasanda sandwiches in the gravy.
  17. Coat the paneer pasanda in the gravy.
  18. Serve paneer pasanda hot garnished with some coriander leaves with naan, tandoori roti, chapati or paratha.

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