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Tandoori Grilled Paneer Cheese with Vegetables

Summer is a great time to enjoy our Tandoori marinade on vegetables or meat, and in this case, the classic Indian Paneer cheese. Halloumi is an excellent substitute if you cannot find paneer. Paneer is found at Indian grocery stores and Whole Foods stores in the refrigerated section.

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Tikka Masala Biryani Rice Simplified

Today we take this complicated high class, royal dish, and simplify it so nearly anyone can make it. Bir in Biryani comes from the Sanskrit word meaning rice. It is perhaps the most complicated rice dish I have come across.   Ingredients 1 lb Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) OR boneless chicken breasts, chopped in 1 inch by 2-inch cubes 2 Tablespoons ghee 1 cinnamon stick 4 cloves 6-7 black peppercorns 1 cup white basmati rice 1 Tablespoon sea salt 10 oz Rupen's Tikka Masala curry sauce 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1/2 cup fried onions 1 Tablespoon rose water 1 piece of charcoal 1 sq ft of aluminum foil, folded to form a small square 1/2 teaspoon sunflower oil 1/2 cup chopped...

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Palak Paneer Pulao

Usually I make this when I have leftover Palak Paneer, and unlike most, I don't like to eat the same stuff that I have prepared for every meal, once or twice is just enough...Ingredients1 bunch fresh spinach1 cup paneer, chopped in 1 inch cubes1 cup white basmati rice, rinsed in cold running water 3 times and cook in 2 cups water for about 12 minutes or until all water has been absorbed, set aside1 tablespoon cumin seeds1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste1 jalapeno, finely chopped2 tablespoons oilSalt to tasteInstructionsBring 6 cups of water to a boil in a 5 qt pot, when the water is boiling add spinach leaves and cook for 5 minutes. Stirring every minute. Take out leaves and...

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Palak Paneer

Ingredients2 cups paneer, cubed1 frozen pack spinach, thawed1 jalapeno, chopped1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste1/2 cup full fat plain yogurt1 tablespoon cumin seeds1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder1 teaspoon garam masalaSalt to taste3 tablespoons oil1 cup red onions, finely chopped2 tablespoons lemon juiceInstructionsHeat oil in a 3 qt pan and saute cumin seeds, jalapenos and onions until onions are brown in color, about 7-10 minutes over medium heat.Add ginger garlic paste and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Stirring frequently.Add all the spices and spinach; cook for 10 minutes, DO NOT cover the pot with a lid, else spinach will turn brown in color.Pour this mixture in a blender and puree. Bring it back to the pot and add paneer cubes, sprinkle some lemon...

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