26 June, 2013

Nawabi Paneer Curry Recipe | Simple Paneer and Peas Curry Recipe with Swiss Diamond Product Review and A Giveaway!

Learn how to make Nawabi Paneer Curry ~ Shallow fried Indian cottage cheese and green peas cooked in rich, creamy coconut and cashew nut gravy

So it’s just couple of days before I hang my office wear and see myself sporting jeans and comfy t-shirts.
It’s just couple of days before my stilettos are replaced with bare feet/trainers/sneakers.
It’s just couple of days before my office files are replaced with story books.
It’s just couple of days before my MS office calendar is wiped clean of meetings, seminars, trainings, project deadlines to colouring, learing, visits to the park, play groups, and other kid related activities.
It’s just couple of days before my jovial, friendly, caring and loving boss (ahem, my hubby is my boss at office) is replaced by the most demanding, clingy, attention seeking, bossy and loving boss who will make me work 24X7 without pay, holidays and other perks!

Creamy and dreamy Nawabi Paneer Curry

Yes, I am taking a year long unpaid sabbatical from work and will take a role of stay at home mom! Hubby even has drawn a contract letter and wants me to sign the dotted line saying I will not whine and complain as soon as he steps in and also I will not order him to come home early leaving behind all his works before 5 pm! I may be mad but not stupid! Just because I didn’t allow him to take sabbatical to be with Lil Dumpling doesn’t mean that he can come up with such silly ideas! :) Did I say that I have no plans of signing the contract or agreeing to whatever he says?! Psst… Let’s keep it between us, shall we?

Rich and creamy Nawabi Paneer Curry 

Among all that excitement and happy thoughts about getting to spend all that time with Lil Dumpling lurks this nagging bit of nervousness and doubt like some most annoying, unwanted guests in our life! As much as I am bubbling up with excitement at the prospect of having the chance to relive my childhood through Lil Dumpling, I am getting little anxious about loosing my interest in my current job I like and the routine I have set for myself. I think I will miss getting up in the morning, dressing up to work, and spending time in adult company and not talking about potty training, day care woes and other such things.

Nawabi Paneer Curry ~ In sweet coconut and nutty cashew nut gravy

But when I thought about it more and deeply, I realised that my anxiety is actually born due to my fear of unable to keep Lil Dumpling entertained and busy throughout the day! Lil Dumpling is at a stage where his curiosity level is at the peak with him wanting to know every single thing that comes on his way and I am not sure if I have right answers to satiate his curiosity! With unpredictable weather, I find it difficult to take him out every day to get some fresh air in his lungs! Oh, there are many such things that make me sort of nervous and I fear that I may not be able to keep him as active as they do in his day care! I guess I have to take a deep breath and keep my spirits up and take everything in a stride! Only time will tell how I cope with this new role of stay at home for one super active, curious and lovable kid that I am blessed with! My only wish is I don’t end up regretting for the decision I am taking in a hope to make my little one a very happy kid!

Nawabi Paneer Curry ~ From Hyderabadi Nawab’s royal kitchen

With all this fear and anxiety popping their ugly head once in a while, we decided to celebrate Lil Dumpling’s 3rd birthday with few close friends. I took a mammoth task of cooking for 15 people which I have never done before! So understandably I was a walking and talking bundle of nerves for the week before the party. It took me a week long to decide on the full party menu and then a weekend to source all the ingredients needed for cooking. One thing I was sure to cook for my guest was a very rich Paneer dish which everyone likes. At first I thought of making either Kadai Paneer or Matar Paneer, but finally settled for cooking Nawabi Paneer Curry inspired by the recipe by Mallika Badrinath’s cookbook 100 Vegetarian Gravies. I made this Nawabi Paneer Curry with other 3 curries; Rhengan Reveya, Chole Masala, and Bombay Bataka/Potatoes and served them with Peas Pulao and Garlic Naan. For starters I decided to cook assorted vegetable pakodas (cauliflower and bell pepper fritters), Punjabi Samosa and Stuffed Bell Pepper/Capsicum Pakodas which I will be posting the recipe soon. Our friend Julie brought along delicious Vegetable Puffs to add to the list of starters. For desserts, I cooked a batch of delicious and melt in mouth Mango Panna Cotta (recipe will follow shortly) and thick and creamy Carrot Kheer/Payasam.

Nawabi Paneer Curry ~ Sinfully delicious!

Only problem I had with cooking for 15 people was I didn’t own many pots and pans large enough to cook for so many people in bulk! And with so much sautéing and frying that goes with Indian cuisine, I was worried that I may end up burning a dish or two while multi-tasking! But as if luck was on my side, I received an email from Remy from Swiss Diamond asking me if I am interested in testing their non-stick cookware of my choice and reviewing it?! After exchanging few emails to and fro, I finally decided to test their 36 inch non-stick wok with lid.

(Img source: Swiss Diamond)

The product was delivered to my office and it drew some attention from my colleagues who wanted to know what was in that HUGE box sitting on my desk when I came back after lunch break! Yes, the product was very well packed in a 2 and half feet square cardboard box with enough soft packaging to avoid any damage while shipping from their Luxemburg warehouse. I was impressed with the care they had taken with packaging, but they could have used little smaller cardboard box as half the box was empty when I opened it. It was difficult for me to carry it all the way to our car park which is some quarter mile from my office building!

Once home, I opened the package and found this beautifully crafted wok with a glass lid (with adjustable steam vent for advanced moisture control) and a tempura rack to drain oil from deep fried foods. It is 14 inch wide and both the wok and the glass lid are quite heavy. The wok is well crafted with heavy duty cast-aluminium body. It is not flimsy or thin like other non-stick woks I own, and also it doesn’t require any special oven ring as it has perfectly flat cast aluminium base with sloped sides and hence the heat is equally distributed and will never tip or spin.

Nawabi Paneer Curry ~ Fit for the royals

When it came to cooking, I found the product really excellent! Swiss Diamond product boasts patented non-stick coating, reinforced with real diamond particles which allow oil-free cooking. I just used a teaspoon of oil to test the product by making our most favourite dish Aloo-Gobi which requires stir frying the potatoes and cauliflowers at high flame with spices. I usually end up with some burnt pieces of vegetables sticking to the bottom of the pan, no matter how fast I keep stirring them. And there are times when the vegetables kind of get breaks and mashed up after stirring them continuously for so long. But this was not the case with Swiss Diamond wok. The vegetables were evenly cooked and the potatoes and cauliflower florets had nice, crispy bite to them with the spices evenly coated. And none, yes not even one, vegetable was stuck to the pan!!! After transferring the cooked food to the serving dish, I found the wok to be ridiculously clean as if it was washed already! The use and care is really simple! There was no soaking with warm soapy water required to loosen up the burnt food stuck to the pan nor was scrubbing necessary! I just let the wok to come to room temperature before gently cleaning it with just warm soapy water and sponge. 

At almost £170, it is definitely one of the most expensive pieces of cookware I own, but I feel that it is worth every penny! It is well crafted, well designed, heavy-duty product with real diamond particles in non-stick coating. They sure look durable and are also oven safe up to a temperature of 260 deg C and are suitable for both gas and electric cook tops! Swiss Diamond also sells specially designed products for induction top cooking. You can read more about them and their products here.

(Img source: Swiss Diamond)

Now the exciting part is the nice people at Swiss Diamond have agreed to GIVEAWAY the same 36 inch non-stick wok with glass lid and tempura rack worth £169 I tested to one lucky reader of Monsoon Spice! Yes, one lucky reader can win this beautiful piece of craftsmanship and cook all your favourite food without worrying about the food sticking to the pan or worrying about cleaning the whole mess! This wonderful product giveaway is open to the UK readers or those who have valid UK shipping address. T

UPDATE: We have a winner! Congratulations VK (Vidya) :) Please email me your UK shipping address at siakrishna(at)gmail(dot)com as soon as possible. Thank you all for participating in the giveaway.

Nawabi Paneer Curry ~ Thick, creamy and delicious coconut and cashew nut based curry

Coming back to the recipe of Nawabi Paneer Curry, the shallow fried soft paneer pieces with green peas cooked in a rich coconut and cashew nut based gravy from the Hyderabadi royal kitchens of the Nawabs seduced me enough to include it in our menu. I made few tweaks to the recipes by adding bell peppers and also grinding the green chillies and cashew nuts along with the coconut and whole spices. The final result was one rich, creamy, calorie laden, very high in fat but absolutely delicious Nawabi Paneer Curry that won many hearts at the birthday party. Lil Dumpling loved every spoonful of this Nawabi Paneer Curry with Peas Pulao. Overall, this Nawabi Paneer Curry is fit for royals, and as we Indians like to treat our guests like royals this is the perfect dish to serve at any party and impress the crowd!

Ingredients for Nawabi Paneer Curry

Shallow fried Paneer for Nawabi Paneer Curry

Spices used for Nawabi Paneer Curry

Coconut - cashew nut paste for Nawabi Paneer Curry


Nawabi Paneer Curry (Shallow fried Indian cottage cheese and green peas cooked in rich, creamy coconut and cashew nut gravy)
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins
Recipe Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Spice Level: Low to Medium
Serves: 6-8 people
Shelf Life: 3-4 days in refrigerator
Recipe Inspiration: 100 Vegetarian Gravy Recipes by Mallika Badrinath
Serving Suggestion: With any Indian flat breads (Whole Wheat Naan or Butter Naan or with any stuffed parathas) or plain/flavoured Basmati rice

Ingredients:
2 cups (200 gms) Paneer/Indian Cottage Cheese, cut into I inch squares or triangles of 1 cm thickness
1 cup Green Peas, fresh or frozen
1 large Bell Pepper, cut into 1 inch squares or triangles (Optional)
1 large Onion, very finely chopped
½ bunch Coriander Leaves, finely chopped (Around ½ - ¾ cup)
1½ tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
1 Bay Leaf
½ tsp Haldi/Turmeric Powder
2 cups Coconut Milk, canned or fresh
2 tbsp + 1 tbsp Oil or Ghee
Salt to taste

For Coconut and Cashew Paste:
½ cup grated Coconut, fresh or frozen
¼ cup Cashew Nuts, soaked in hot water for at least 15 mins
1 inch Cinnamon Stick
4 Green Cardamoms
4-5 Cloves
1 heaped tsp Cumin Seeds
2-4 Green Chillies (Adjust as per taste)
Nawabi Paneer Curry

Method:
  1. Drain all the water from soaked cashew nuts and mix them with all other ingredients listed under coconut-cashew nut paste. Grind everything to smooth paste by adding very little water at time. Make sure that there are no lumps formed. Keep it aside until needed.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp of oil or ghee in a pan and shallow fry paneer pieces till they turn golden brown on both sides. Keep the fried paneer pieces in a large bowl of hot water until needed. This helps in keeping the paneer pieces soft.
  3. In a same pan add a tbsp of oil or ghee and mix in very finely chopped onions. Fry them on a medium flame until they turn golden brown, about 3-4 minutes, on medium flame.
  4. Mix in ginger-garlic paste and bay leaf and fry them till the raw smell of ginger and garlic disappears and the onions are nicely caramelised, about 2 minutes.
  5. Next add the ground coconut-cashew nut paste and turmeric powder and fry it for 3-4 minutes on medium flame till the oil separates.
  6. Now add the coconut milk, finely chopped coriander leaves and salt to taste. Reduce the heat to simmer and let the gravy come to gentle boil, about 6-8 minutes.
  7. Add shallow fried paneer pieces, green peas and bell pepper and adjust the seasonings. Add about a cup or more of water to get desired consistency of the gravy. Let the curry simmer for about 10 minutes for all the flavours to blend well.
  8. Serve this absolutely delicious, creamy Nawabi Paneer Curry fit for the royals with any Indian flat breads (Whole Wheat Naan or Butter Naan or with any stuffed parathas) or plain/flavoured Basmati rice. It tastes even better on the next day.
Nawabi Paneer Curry ~ Shallow fried Indian cottage cheese and green peas cooked in rich, creamy coconut and cashew nut gravy


Sia’s Notes:
  • Vegans can substitute Paneer with firm tofu for equally delicious treat. You can even skip shallow frying the tofu and can directly add it to the gravy as mentioned in the cooking instruction above.
  • You can also add a tsp of Garam Masala or Kitchen King Masala just 5 minutes before you switch off the flame.
  • Soaking cashews in hot water for couple of minutes helps in grinding them to smooth paste without forming any lumps.
  • Addition of bell pepper is optional and it is not used in an original recipe. I like the little peppery, smoky flavour it adds to the gravy.
  • This Nawabi Paneer Curry tastes even better on the next day. So make sure you cook enough to relish it for next few days! :)


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AparnaRajeshkumar said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

good to know u are taking a break ! bookmarked this recipe :) Photos are stunning ! i will try and let u know ! Great one !

Dyenna Schedgick said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I don't think you will regret one day off from work to spend time with lil dumpling. I took last summer off and relished each eady with my girls! As a type-A personality, I had the same concerns as you :)
I'm unable to cook this recipe as I can't seem to handle heavy cream (or any high in fat/calorie meals) but I would love to be participate in the giveaway. I often cook and introduce Korean food to my friends but don't have enough pots or pans either. Especially high quality ones!
In the meantime, I'm savoring the photos of this recipe :)

meRuu @ Meru's world said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Wow.. I really love a giveaway.. I really hate it wen the food sticks to the pan.. Since am a newly wed and new to cooking I could really use this non stick wok..

Rosa's Yummy Yums said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

This curry looks incredibly good and refined! A great pan. I bought a cast-iron wok lately and I'm really happy with it.

Cheers,

Rosa

Asha Shivakumar said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Liked the clarity of the pictures and any nawabi dish is a welcome in our house.
Enjoy the time with your kiddo, really the time will fly. It is tough at times to be doing something which is a thankless job but hey, it will paid for well when kids grow up. And whining to your hubby, never let him loose,,,I wouldn't;))..

Swati Raman Garg said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

1. great decision.... and we have all the rights for that whining right... 2. what a stunning gravy that is... iam going to try this soon for sure... 3. ur shallow fried paneer looks awesome always...4. what a menu... ! :) good luck with the sabbatical...

Surkhab said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Wow, browsing through your post while viewing all these photos is sheer pleasure to the eyes. Amazing is the word I would use for it.
I am happy to just stumble on this blog.
Keep posting good stuff. Cheers!

Aps prabhu said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Dont worry Sia u will never Regreat on such a lovely decision... A lil ones smile Pays it all :)
Nd the Dish looks Creamy and Super!

kitchen queen said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

delicious yummy and creamy curry.

Chhaya said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I think taking a break from work to be with your little one is a very good decision :) I have done it twice and not regretted it! Your shahi paneer looks really good. The wok is amazing! Now if only I lived in the UK!

Prajusha said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

paneer curry looks yummy.i think adding cashew-coconut paste gives rich and creamy gravy. will definitely try this and let u know the outcome. since iam in Us, I can't participate in the giveaway.;-(
prajusha

Dayeeta Roy said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Lovely blog, super snaps...
I do not live in UK , but in Holland..which is close by as well;-)
Jokes apart, I really wish you a fantastic year ahead..enjoy every moment of your little one growing up. I started blogging in order to capture these moments..but I was a bit late..
but still....i try to put all interesting events in my blog...hoping that some of them will make him smile when he grows up!
;-)
cheers,
d
http://www.dayeetasworld.blogspot.nl/2013/06/howzat-and-alunia-cannot-go-wrong.html

Sudeep Viswa Edara said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi sia, I am Madhu from huddersfield, came across ur food blog accidentally while searching for some recipes,you have a very good collection here and the presentation is amazing, keep up ur good work.

Ship's CAT said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia, would love to be entered into the draw - it might take more than a good pan to make my food as good as yours but I'll die trying!
Many thanks, Caroline (Mrs George) :-)

Veena Theagarajan said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

creamy and rich gravy.. nice tempting clicks

Ammu Su said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

great review, would love 2 participate

prathibha Garre said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

The paneer gravy looks quite rich indeed..perfect color n texture...I am interested to participate in the giveaway..that wok looks good and quite useful..liked their fb page too

Amarendra said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Very tempting. Awesomest recipe.

kavi said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi sia,

You know what, I came to know your site through my fiance :) My wish is to cook him all the food recipes you have posted here :)

Love those recipes. Have tried a little number of dishes and my mom is impressed of my cooking :)

I would love to participate in the "give away" :)

VK said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia,

This is a great recipe. Sounds so rich and lovely and I'm pleased it is not as complicated as I thought it would be from the look of it. I’ll certainly try this out.

I'd love to participate in the give-away, so count me in!

Good luck with your sabbatical to be a full time mum.... b’cos it IS a big job with no holidays!

Have fun!
Vidya

Priyanka Samantaray said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Sia the clicks are awesome....I would love to participate in the giveaway and have already liked the "Swiss Diamonds" Facebook Page.

Pree said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia Great decision one you will not regret as their childhood is one you will not get back. Enjoy ur year off . Love the pics n ur recipes -they are unique and make me want to try them all. A new wok will be all the more exciting to cook ur recipes.

Pree said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia great decision one u will not regret . Your recipes are so unique and yummy. Would love to be entered in the giveaway.thanks in advance n Best wishes!

Priya A said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Wonderful recipe and the wok simply looks fantastic!
I would like to participate in the Swiss Diamond Giveaway!
Priya Aruldeva

Sudeep Viswa Edara said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia,
Please Count me in for the giveaway,would love to have another new addition to my kitchen.
thannks,Madhu

Pim said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Supps!! Commenting first time on ur blog.. U have an amazing blog!! Wud love to enter in the giveaway!!
- jayeeta

Wer SAHM said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

this is indeed heaven in bowl...truely delicious n clicks are mind blowing Sia....

Prerna Gupta said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

curry looks super delicious! I would love to enter the giveaway!

Vineetha said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Paneer curry with coconut addtion sounds so yummy..would love to try this one day.Hope lil Dumpling had fun at party and enjoyed opening the gifts with buddy :)
I am interested in the giveaway too, quite a handy thing when cooking in bulk :)

megha singhal said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Sheer Perfection! This is truly a royal recipe. The presentation is beautiful. Love that pan for the giveaway:)
Great blog name and amazing blog. Following you now.
Find me at http://goodeatstostyle.blogspot.com/

roshni said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

love to try many of your recipes - but just a suggestion in order to make them more reader-friendly/user-friendly: is it possible to put the actual recipe at the TOP of the post (maybe immediately after the picture?) that way one does not have to scroll to tons of text trying to find exactly where the recipe begins. i don't mean any offense, but i have zero interest in reading about little duckling and such, and i am sure like many other readers, am just in a hurry to get to the recipe. so it will be more helpful to many of us if you place it at the top. thanks for all the nice recipes!

roshni said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

love to try many of your recipes - but just a suggestion in order to make them more reader-friendly/user-friendly: is it possible to put the actual recipe at the TOP of the post (maybe immediately after the picture?) that way one does not have to scroll to tons of text trying to find exactly where the recipe begins. i don't mean any offense, but i have zero interest in reading about little duckling and such, and i am sure like many other readers, am just in a hurry to get to the recipe. so it will be more helpful to many of us if you place it at the top. thanks for all the nice recipes!

roshni said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

oops i meant little dumpling not little duckling in the previous post

Sia said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Roshni, thank you for your feedback. I really appreciate it!Not wanting to sound too negative to comment you made, I want to put forward my point of view! Since MS in my personal blog and not public recipe site where anyone can upload their recipes, I strongly feel that I am entitled to do things as I please which unfortunately for you is to scroll down to read the recipe!!! I pay from my pocket to run the weblog and do not get any monetary benefit from it from any of the readers! I do not expect everyone who comes to my blog in search of recipe to read whatever I rant and ramble. If you are interested only in the recipes then there are thousands of websites/cookbooks/magazines/blogs who just post recipes. But it is only the food blogs where you can interact with the authors who share their recipes willingly and freely and also get the added bonus of getting answers to your queries from the writer of that blog. It is my way of documenting my life and hence expecting the readers of my blog to read it will be quite foolish on my part. Having said that I have large number of readers who come to my blog just to read my rants (bless their kind souls) and not the recipes. And there are third set of people who like to read the preamble/story/memory/history etc associated with the recipe. So if stories of my personal life are not to your liking, all you have to do is scroll down to the recipe part which I am sure will not take more than couple of seconds I hope I have made my points clear 

Sreelakshmi said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Sia,

That was one great reply to Roshni's comment. Though each one is entitled to their opinions, as a mother of toddler myself, I felt the comment by roshni very hurting where she said " I have zero interest in reading about little duckling or such". I would hate someone saying that way about my kid.

Awesome blog Sia! I am one of those third set of people who come here to read about the preamble, history of each recipe of yours. I think that's what makes your blog so special. Keep up this style, please!

Regards,
Sreelakshmi

Shilpa said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Sia

That's one creamy paneer curry, surely have to give it a try.Since I don't live in the UK am not taking part in the giveaway.
Its so mind boggling that some person has the nerve to leave such a nasty comment here. Love your recipes, but most of all adore your writing skills, the time and effort you put in is much appreciated ...Pls don't change a thing

Unknown said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

I have tried this recipe and its too good. Thanks for the lovely recipe.
I want to take part in the giveaway as it would be a great addition to my pan set when I cook in bulk as I right now I use my trusted pressure cooker and then transfer it to foil trays :(

Unknown said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Can you please provide me the link to the facebook page of Swiss Diamond for liking it?- Rajani

Rajani said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Sia,

The dish has been tried and tested by me. Its indeed yummy and as a person who cooks frequently for minimum 15 - 20 people in UK I would love to take part in the give away and have a bigger pan.

Ashu said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hello Sia

I am a regular visitor to your wonderful blog. I am highly impressed by the way you write about your life, your little child and about recipes. It takes considerable time and effort to do so.
Keep up the good work and don't ever get bogged down by nasty comments.

I live in the UK and will like to take part in the giveaway.

Warm Regards
Asha

Archana said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia,

Made this dish for lunch today and my husband could not stop appreciating the taste. Thank you very much for sharing the recipe .. Loved it absolutely :)

I would like to participate in the product give away so please count me in.

Regards,
Archana

Archana said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi Sia,

Prepared this dish for lunch today and it turned out very tasty .. My husband could not stop appreciating :) thank you for sharing the recipe.

I would like to participate in the product give away so, count me in please.

Regards,
Archana

Anita said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Please keep on writing about your personal anecdotes...the add the 'spice' to your recipes..and there are people who read them....

fifimaree said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

First time commenting on here - sorry to gush but I LOVE your blog and your recipes. It's really brave and also generous of you to put so much of your life and your time into this, so we, your lucky readers, can learn more about food and be entertained by your stories.

Would like to enter the giveaway too... am desperately in need of new cookware!

T said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi,

Love the recipes on the blog. The last one I tried was Aloo Chole Chaat. Yum!

Do put me down for the giveaway. A pan that doesn't need scrubbing is pure genius!

Thanks!
Ranjini T

Pravs said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

The pictures are stunning and appealing, sia ! Would love to make this dish some time. Also wish i had a non stick pan like that displayed :)

Richa Joshi-Kaul said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

@roshni
You are entitled to your comment but I am sorry, are you for real??! What a rude, insensitive and appalling comment on someone's private blog where she makes an effort to share her recipes and life, juggling so many roles together. It takes a few seconds to scroll down to the recipe and even then, the recipe is clearly demarcated.

Sia...looove your blog (and the recipes) and I always look forward to your posts in my inbox. Keep it up!

Divya Dayal said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

Hi..I had a question about the bell pepper..were they saute'd before u added them along with panneer and peas ?

Sia said... Best Blogger Tips [Reply to comment] Best Blogger Templates

@Divya Dayal, there is no sauteeing/frying the bell peppers. just follow the recipe and add them along with peas and paneer as it takes very little time for cooking them also they should retain their crunch in this recipe.

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