Monday, September 3, 2012

Punjabi White Gravy

1.      3 large onions
2.      1 teaspoon white poppy seeds
3.      2 tablespoon chopped cashewnuts
4.      2 tablespoon melon (magajtari) seeds
5.      2 tablespoon ghee or butter
6.      1 tablespoon oil
7.      1 tablespoon green chili paste 
8.      1/2 cup whipping cream
9.      1/2 cup milk
10.  1 teaspoon cardamom powder
11.  1/2 teaspoon Punjabi garam masala
12.  1/4 teaspoon white pepper powder
13.  1 teaspoon kasuri methi
1.      Soak cashewnuts, poppy seeds and melon seeds in half cup of warm water for half an hour.
2.      Grind the cashew mixture in to a smooth paste.
3.      Cut the onions into big pieces, add 1 cup of water and boil.
4.      When cooked, remove the water and blend in mixer.
5.      Heat the oil and ghee in pan add onion paste green chili paste and sauté for 2 minutes.
6.      Add cashew paste, cardamom powder and garam masala, stir  and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
7.      Now add cream and milk than cook for 5 to 7 minutes or till it get thickened.
8.      Add  kasuri methi, salt and pepper  mix well.
9.      Add whisked yogurt, stir and cook for minute.
10.  Store in refrigerator for 3 to 4days and freeze for week.
11.  Use Punjabi dishes such as methi malai mutter, shahi paneer, navratna korma, and many more…           


meena said...

wow awesome daksha

i knew it was onion gravy bt didnt know how to make

hmm melon seeds also we need

wud love to make this soon

Medeja said...

sounds so delicious! I didn't even know about such a flavorful gravy!

Vijayalakshmi Dharmaraj said...

interesting n looks yummy...

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Delicious and mouthwatering gravy. Simply inviting to look at. Lovely recipe.

Chitra said...

Wanted to try white gravy for long time. bookmarked this. thnx :)First time here. u have a cute space.

sneh said...

nice recipe, can be used in so many recipes!

Nagashree said...

Very useful gravy base. I will add poppy seeds next time I make it.

Priya said...

Super rich looking gravy, would love to add some paneer cubes.

Daksha said...

Thanks to my all friends for ur lovely feedback...

krishna said...

this is really helpful. next time when i'll cook paneer, i'll make gravy like this way.

roses said...

Marvelous post....

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