Paneer or what is commonly known as cottage cheese is a must in any vegetarian cuisine. It has a different taste altogether and is a favorite for all, especially Indians. In this article, we will have a look at the Dum Paneer Kali Mirch recipe.
Paneer Kali Mirch by Kunal Kapoor, Paneer Kali Mirch by Sanjeev Kapoor, Paneer Kali Mirch by Pankaj Bhadouria, and Paneer Kali Mirch by Nisha Madhulika are among the famous recipes that we know. Even though the ingredients and procedure are the same, they add their unique style to this dish, which even you can. So without any further delay let us begin.
Dum Paneer Kali Mirch Recipe
Paneer Dum Kali Mirch is a very unique Indian dish. As the name implies this delicious dish uses good amounts of Kali Mirch or Black Pepper powder in its gravy which is then cooked under pressure or dum where steam can’t be released. This is a spicy dish, and what is India without its spices!
For the onion paste
- Onion – 3 Cups Sliced
- Oil – 2 Tbsp
- Water – 1/2 Cup
For the gravy
- Ghee – 2 Tbsp
- Elaichi / Green Cardamom – 4
- Laung / Cloves – 6
- Dalchini / Cinnamon – 1/2 Inch
- Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 Tbsp
- Green Chillies – 4 Chopped
- Dahi / Yogurt – 5 Tbsp
- Haldi / Turmeric – 1/2 Tsp
- Kali Mirch / Black Pepper Crushed – 1.5 Tsp
- Jeera / Cumin Powder – 1.5 Tsp
- Dhaniya / Coriander Powder – 2 Tsp
- Salt – 1.5 Tsp
- Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder – 1.5 Tsp
- Paneer – 350 Gm Cubed
- Cream – 4 Tbsp
- Water – 1 Cup
- Kasoori Methi – 1 Tbsp Crushed
- Dhaniya / Cilantro To Garnish
Follow the steps to prepare this rich, tasty dish:
Take the chopped onion and oil in a pan and fry them in medium flame till they turn brown. Stir the onions in between to ensure they are not getting burnt.
Once the onions turn brown, turn off the flame and let it cool. Then take the onions in a blender and blend them well till it turns into a fine paste.
Now for the gravy, in a pan add ghee and put the flame in mid high. Then add Cloves, Green Cardamom, and Cinnamon. Cook them until fragrant or for about 1 minute.
Now add ginger and garlic paste and cook them till the raw smell of garlic and ginger goes off.
Add green chilies and then cook for another 1 minute. And then cook the whole mixture for 4-5 minutes.
Then add Black Pepper Powder, Turmeric, Coriander Powder, Cumin Powder, Salt, and Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder and mix them well.
Now add the cottage cheese, cream, and water as per required. Mix them well with the gravy.
Now cover the pan with the aluminum foil and then place the lid on top of that. Make sure that no steam comes out. Keep the flame low and cook that for a minimum of 15 minutes.
Finally, remove the lid and foil and add garam masala and kasoori methi and mix the well. You Dum Paneer Kali Mirch is ready.
Dum Paneer Kali Mirch Recipe In Gist
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Dum Paneer Kali Mirch
Dum Paneer Kali Mirch is a fragrant curry filled with black pepper. This dish is the most favorite at dinner parties and lunch menus. In this dish paneer cubes are cooked in flavourful spices in a pressure or dum technique, where the steam can’t be released, making it a dish filled with aromatic flavors.
For The Onion Paste
For The Gravy