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Paneer is one favorite of ours, and trying out different variations is one of my goal. Made this dish after seeing a post of my blogger buddie where she had made dum aloo for lunch with chappathis. Since am off potato business for some time now decided to try with the paneer. This is a sooper flavorful dish which goes well with plain rice too, but best with Indian breads. 

Ingredients: 1 no - Onion, sliced
2 nos - Tomatoes, full
1 tsp - Ginger Garlic paste
1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
1/2 tsp - Coriander powder
1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
1/4 tsp - Garam Masala
1 - Bay leaf
1 inch- Cinnamon stick
1 - Cardamom
2 nos - Cloves
2 tbsp - Curd 1 pkt - Paneer, cubed
3 tbsp - Oil
1 tsp - Kasuri Methi, crushed
1 tbsp - Fresh Cream
1 tsp - Salt or as required

How to make:
Add tomatoes to the boiling water once the skin starts to crack switch it off, remove from heat, allow to cool, peel the skin of and make a paste of it.

Heat half tbsp oil, add onions saute until caramelizes, cool it down, make a paste of it with littl…


Salna biryani side dish is one famous combo in  Tamilnadu especially. This spicy vegetarian gravy can be made at home similar to restaurant version. Usually it's raitha, mirch ka salan, potato salan or dalcha which is served across the country. But in in Southern Tamilnadu districts this salna gravy made without any vegetables is served as complement to Biryani / parotta. This gravy can be made without any vegetables too. But it makes awesome with pan fried potatoes, tawa fried eggplants. This delicious recipe is inspired from my buddie Mullai.
This easy restaurant style spicy salna biryani side dish / gravy is made with onion, tomatoes as base is made without coconut (my version) Adding coconut milk will alter the gravies consistency. Gravies outcome depends on the color of the chilli. Missing any one ingredient might not yield perfect results. Made this eggplant salna in my own version it can be altered too. Made a masala paste marinated the eggplant slices, tawa fried them and a…