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Vegetarian Paneer Patiala

Vegetarian Paneer Patiala| How to make Paneer Patiala| Yummy Vegetarian Indian Paneer Curry. Step by step guide to make "Paneer Patiala". Instructional video to make "Paneer Patiala". Paneer Patiala video recipe
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 people

Equipment

  • Sauce Pan
  • Flat Pan
  • Blender

Ingredients
  

Paneer/Cottage Cheese Stuffing for Paneer Patiala

  • 150 grams paneer/cottage cheese grated or crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder 
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala 
  • 1 teaspoon oil

Chickpea Flour Pancakes/Besan Chilla for Paneer Patiala

  • 1 cup besan/chickpea flour
  • 1/3 cup onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 green chilly finely chopped, you can add more according to your spicy level.
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 cups water

Paneer Patiala Gravy

  • 3 medium tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 medium onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 green chilly finely chopped, you can add more according to your spicy level.
  • 1 tablespoon  oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoon fresh cream
  • 1 cup water
  • coriander for garnishing

Instructions
 

Paneer/Cottage Cheese Stuffing for Paneer Patiala

  • In a bowl, put grated or crumbled paneer/cottage cheese. Add all the spices (Salt, Cumin Powder, Chilly Powder, Coriander Powder, Garam Masala)
    Vegetarian Paneer Patiala| How to make Vegetarian Patiala | Chickpea Rolls stuffed with Paneer in Tomato gravy - Mix all the spices
  • Take some oil in a pan, add the mixture and saute it for at least 5 mins on low flame. Let the paneer cook until it becomes light golden in colour. Switch off the stove and keep it aside.
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Chickpea Flour Pancakes/Besan Chilla for Paneer Patiala

  • Mix the besan/chickpea flour, onions and green chillies in a bowl together. Add salt, turmeric and chilly powder to the mixture. The consistency of the batter should ne thick yet runny.
    Vegetarian Paneer Patiala| How to make Vegetarian Patiala | Chickpea Rolls stuffed with Paneer in Tomato gravy - Mix everything for the batter
  • Pour the batter on a flat-pan, like a dosa or a pancake and let it cook. It will take approx. 10 mins for it to cook. The top surface should look cooked and the bottom should have a light golden brown color.
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  • On a plate, keep the cooked pancake/ besan chila. In the center add the cooked paneer
    Vegetarian Paneer Patiala| How to make Vegetarian Paneer Patiala | Chickpea Rolls stuffed with Paneer in Tomato gravy - Paneer in the center of chila
  • Fold the pancake/chila like an envelope

Gravy for Paneer Patiala

  • In a blender, take some tomatoes and cloves of garlic and blitz away and make a fine puree. Do not add water
    Vegetarian Paneer Patiala| How to make Vegetarian Patiala | Chickpea Rolls stuffed with Paneer in Tomato gravy - tomato puree
  • Pour some oil in a sauce pan and the onions and green chlies. Let it saute till they turn golden brown in color
    Vegetarian Paneer Patiala| How to make Vegetarian Patiala | Chickpea Rolls stuffed with Paneer in Tomato gravy - saute till it is brown
  • Then add the tomato puree.
  • Cook till the tomatoes releases water.
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  • Add the salt, tumeric, chilly powder, garam masala and one cup of water. Mix it well.
  • Add ⅓ cup of milk, and 2 tablespoons fresh cream. Stir it till the fresh cream mixes well.
    Vegetarian Paneer Patiala| How to make Vegetarian Patiala | Chickpea Rolls stuffed with Paneer in Tomato gravy - milk and fresh cream
  • Now add the stuffed chila in it, pour some gravy on it, and let it simmer in the gravy for 5 mins.
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  • Tada!!! The delicious "Paneer Patiala" is ready. Garnish it with some coriander and serve it with piping hot rotis, flatbreads or rice
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Video

Notes

What to eat with Paneer Patalia:
Tips:
  • You can make small chila’s and stuff them.
 
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