Thursday, September 02, 2010

Shri Krishna Janmashtami ki subhkamnaye Phalahar Paneer ki sabzi puri ke sath

Today is  Shri Krishna Janmashtami , this festival is celebrated  all over India with lotz of grandeur
,last year in Delhi we had decorated Jhankis depicting lord Krishnas life ,pics can be viewed here ,
year 2008 i had shared some phalahar vrat recipes which can be eaten on Janmashtami
this festival is not celebrated at my inlaws place so i dont fast but keeping the spirit of festival of mind prepared phalahar paneer curry with puri for dinner today.

This simple paneer curry can be eaten for navratri vrat too with kuttu puri
Recipe source my mother
Recipe name Phalahar Paneer Curry
cubed cottage cheese one cup
tomato two
green chili one
cumin seeds half tsp
oil to cook
sendha namak/rock salt as per taste
red chili powder half tsp
turmeric powder pinch
garam masala powder half tsp
shallow fry cubed cottage cheese and keep aside
make paste of tomato and green chili and keep aside
heat one tsp oil in non stick wok
add cumin seeds once it starts to splutter
lower the flame and add tomato and green chili paste
keep stirring on low flame till the tomatoes are done
add all the masala and salt
keep stirring till oil is seen along the sides
now add shallow fried cottage cheese
mix everything together add half cup of water
and let it boil for 5 minutes
serve warm with puri or rice.

This simple phalahar paneer curry is my entry for Show me your curry hosted by Divya of Dilse.