The opportunity to review Eastern Masala Products came to me via Facebook as early as June. Due to personal constraints, and losing all the pictures due to a data crash, I had to start all over again. Aveta from Eastern products was very patient with me
The first thing that was striking about the hamper was I got not one, not two but several masala packs to review- Chaat masala, Brahmin Sambhar powder, Shahi Paneer Masala and the like – all neatly wrapped in a jute bag and the packs themselves were very attractive to look at.
Thank you Eastern, and Aveta. Although long overdue, here’s the first of the reviews. The others shall follow shortly. , And here we are reviewing the first product that came in my hamper – Shahi Paneer Masala.
Paneer is an anytime favourite at home – Palak Paneer / Parathas / Frankie/ Gulab Jamun / Kebabs / Paneer Pulao– pretty much everything with Paneer is quickly lapped up at home.
Highlights of #TheEasternExperience :
· Unlike other ready to use Masala packs, this had a smoothy consistency,
· Easy to understand instructions (literally step 1, 2 and 3 and you are done) !
· Also, the salt and other condiments used was not overpowering.
· The gravy didn’t leave any oil residue and was silky smooth
Lets get to make this now
Prep time : 10 mins, cook time : 15 mins, Serves : 4
To make this, you would need:
- Eastern Shahi Paneer Masala – 1 pack
- Paneer cubes – about 200 gms
- Tomatoes – 2 nos (medium)
- Oil – 1 TBSP
- Milk – 1 cup
- To finish : Cream – 1 TBSP
- Cut a pack of Everest Shahi Paneer Masala into a bowl. Whisk well with 1 cup of milk into a lumpfree mix.
- In a pan heat oil and sauté cubed tomatoes. Let them soften a bit. Take it out and sauté paneer cubes in the same oil for just 1-2 mins.
- Reserve the paneer cubes in warm water.
- Now add the shahi paneer masala mixture . Mix and let it cook on simmer for 6-8 mins.
- Add the drained paneer cubes , let it simmer for 3- 4 mins more and finish with cream and a sprig of coriander leaf
- Enjoy it with hot rotis or even veg pulao.