Paneer Balti with Prawns Recipe


Ingredients:

  • 12 cooked king prawns (jumbo shrimp)
  • 175 gm Paneer
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Puree (paste)
  • 4 tbsp Greek Style-Yogurt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic Pulp
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Mango powder
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 115gm tbsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Corn Oil
  • 3 fresh Green Chillies, chopped
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Coriander (cilantro), chopped
  • 150 ml Single (light) Cream

Method:

  1. Peel the king prawns (jumbo shrimp) and cube the paneer.
  2. Blend the tomato puree (paste), yougurt, garam masala, chilli powder, garlic, salt, mango powder and ground coriander in a mixing bowl and set to one side.
  3. Melt the butter with the oil in a deep round-bottomed frying pan (skillet) or a medium karahi. Lower the heat slightly and quickly fry the paneer and prawns for about 2 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain in kitchen paper.
  4. Pour the spice mixture into the fat left in the pan and stir-fry for about 1 minute.
  5. Add the paneer and prawns, and cook for 7-10 minutes, strring occasionally, until the prawns are heated through.
  6. Add the fresh chillies and most of the coriander (cilantro), and pour in the cream. Heat through for about 2 minutes, garnish with the remaining coriander and serve.
  7. We serve it with naan or Chapatis or Steamed rice.


Tip: If you run out of breadcrumbs for cutlets and fried fish, you can use crushed cornflakes or fine, sieved semolina.



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