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Achari Paneer

As most of you know by now, I am vegan by choice. I very rarely cook using any milk product. Recently I decided to make paneer when my nephews were coming for dinner. They like paneer and it was easy for me to try something new as well. I think it was second time I made something with paneer in recent years. I wanted easy no-spice recipe so that kids can enjoy. Here is the version I made which was enjoyed by adults and kids equally. I have made this twice after that and it was instant hit both the times.

Here is how I made it -

Serves 4-6

1 block of Paneer (1lb)
1 Red Bell Pepper
1 Onion
1 Tomato (optional)
Salt per taste
Chili Powder per taste
2-3 tbsp Oil

Achari Masala - (Modified version of The Cooker's Bihari style Chili Pickle Masala)
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
1 tsp Nigella Seeds (Kalaunji)
1 tsp Fenugreek seeds
1 tsp Fennel Seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds

Preparation -
Cut paneer in 1/2" cubes.
Similarly cut onion, bell pepper and tomato in 1/2" cube.
Heat 1 tbsp oil in pan* and…