Chatpata Paneer / Spicy Cottage Cheese

12 big pieces of paneer
6-7 tbsp ghee
3-4 tsp chopped garlic
4 tbsp browned onion paste
1 bowl curd
3 tsp coriander powder
3 tsp roasted kaju paste
1 tsp Kashmiri mirch powder
salt - to taste
1 tsp roasted jeera powder
1/2 tsp kasuri methi
1/2 tsp kali mirch powder
1 tsp lemon juice
4 tsp cream
3-4 tsp coriander leaves

Heat ghee in a pan and saute garlic in it till it turns golden brown in colour.

Add the browned onion paste to it, stir well and add the curd to it and mix well.

Add coriander powder, kaju paste and Kashmriri mirch powder and stir well.

Add the paneer to it along with jeera powder, kasoori methi, kali mirch powde and lemon juice. Mix well.

Pour in the cream and mix well.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Courtesy: Marut Sikka and Chef Mohammad Ilyas