Paneer in White Gravy is a creamy, rich dish where Paneer cubes are simmered in a onion cashew nut based white gravy. It is a popular dish in most Indian restaurants and goes well with Indian breads. Here is how to make Paneer in White Gravy Recipe.
Heat 3 cups of water in a pan.
Add onion, cashew nuts, ginger and garlic in boiling water and cook for 4-5 minutes.
Drain the water and add the cooked onion and cashews in a blender.
Add some cold water and grind to make a smooth paste.
Heat oil and butter in a pan.
Add cloves, cinnamon, cardamon and bay leaf and let them crackle for a few seconds.
Add the onion and cashew paste and cook for 4-5 minutes.
Cover the pan if the masala is spluttering too much.
Add khoya, ginger juliennes and green chillies and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
Add salt, sugar, yogurt whisked with flour and white pepper powder and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add paneer cubes and kasuri methi and water and bring the curry to a boil.
Cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add fresh cream and mix well.
Pass the onion cashew nut paste through a soup strainer if you want very silky gravy.
You can use the same gravy to make malai kofta.