Pachan Recipe Ingredients
250 gm Paneer (Cut into cubical shape)
1 bowl vegetables (pumpkin, ridge gourd, beans, carrot, brinjal, potato, radish etc. – cut in small pieces)
2-3 Green chillies
1 Bay leaf
1 Dried Red chilli
1/2 tsp Panch phoron (Bengali mixture of 5 spices)
1/2 tsp Ginger paste
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp jeera powder
1/2 tsp dhania powder
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp sugar
Fresh chopped coriander leaves
How to make Paneer Pachan recipe
Heat oil in a pan.
Now add the paneer pieces with little salt & turmeric powder.
Shallow fry the paneer pieces & keep them aside.
After that add little more oil into that pan and one by one add the dry red chilli, bay leaf & panch phoron.
Let the aroma comes out of the spices.
Now add the cut vegetables (You can add as many types of vegetables as you want & green chillies into that pan.
Sprinkle little salt & turmeric powder & stir them well.
Cook covered for 12-15 minutes in medium heat.
Occasionally stir the vegetables so that they do not get burnt.
Now add all the spices & mix them well.
Stir for 4-5 min & add around 1/2 glass water or as required, it will be a little dry thick curry.
Now add the fried paneer pieces, little sugar & chopped coriander leaves.
Check for salt & spice. If require you can add 1-2 green chillies.
Spread 1/2 tsp ghee & serve with hot rice or roti/chapati/paratha.
It tastes awesome & also very nutritious.