Northern India has a special place for paneer gravies in its kitty. Have you attended any special dinner or marriage party without it? Of course, not. But since all the recipes are so tempting, it’s mentally a Herculean task to pick a certain paneer dish. So let’s help you a bit –
Choose one recipe, it tells a lot about you…
In a peppy mood
When you know that after finishing the food, you will definitely hit the dance floor in a party, Paneer Butter Masala is the dish to relish. As the name suggests, butter and spices are the key flavors. No harm in eating this calorie-rich delicacy as your dance will burn all the calories!
In a mood to eat everything
Imagine when you are dead hungry and something exquisite arrives for the lunch – aah! No words to explain. Paneer Pasanda is one such exquisite dish. Being Hungry and Paneer Pasanda is like a double bonanza. The fried paneer balls (stuffed with raisins and dry fruits) dipped in a rich gravy of tomato and onions and a dozen of other ingredients.
In a mood to enjoy family times
A semi-dry gravy containing cottage cheese. A handful of spices and the crunch of capsicum – so much family-like. A simple and delectable recipe filling enough for your belly. Shahi paneer is another alternative. Its subtle and mildly sweet touch go well with the family delights.
In a mood to eat something really pro-fitness
Our diet usually doesn’t include a far and wide use of green and leafy vegetables. And, when there’s an awaited occasion, we Indians don’t even acknowledge their presence. Because our attention is at the paneer. So, let’s combine the two and have Palak Paneer.
In which mood are you today? I guess you have become dead hungry after reading this. Share your favorite paneer recipe in the comments below or probably with your pals as well.