Paneer Amritsari

500 gms. firm paneer2 onions sliced into thin rings1 tsp. ginger grated1 tsp. garlic crushed fine1/2 tbsp. coriander finely chopped1 tsp. ajwain seeds3/4 cup gram flour1 tsp. red chilli powder1/2 tsp. turmeric powder1/2 tsp. tandoori masala1/2 tsp. punjabi garam masala1/2 tsp. sugar1 anardhana powdersalt to taste2 tbsp. oil
Cut paneer into 1"x1"x1" cubes.
Make a thick mixture of flour, salt, ginger, garlic, turmeric, ajwain, garam & tandoori masalas.
Sprinkle 2-3 tbsp. water if necessary. Add 1/2 tbsp. oil, mix well.
Use 2 tbsp. mixture to marinate onions, and rest to marinate paneer cubes.
Marinate paneer for 10 minutes.
Either fry pieces or grill on a bar-b-que skewer or grill mesh till crisp and brown.
Heat remaining oil, add onions, saute till light brown.
Add marinate paste, stir well and cook.
When dry add fried paneer, chilli, anardhana powder, sugar, salt.
Toss well. Garnish with coriander.
Serve hot with tooth picks to pick up easily.
Making time: 30 minutes Makes:16-18 pieces

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