1 packet paneer (200 or 250gm)
2 or 3 long aubergines halved lengthways or half a standard aubergine chunked.
1 small onion finely chopped
2cm piece of ginger finely chopped
3 or 4 cloves of garlic finely chopped
Half a small red peppper finely chopped
Bunch of fenugreek finely chopped
Spices: cumin, coriander,mustard, fennel, garam masala, chilli, paprika, turmeric
Fry the cubed paneer on medium until lightly browned on most sides. Add the finely chopped veg and fry until pale golden. Create a space in the centre of the pan and add the aubergine cut side down. Fry until soft adding more butter if needed.
Add all the spices except the garam masala, stir for a couple of minute (until the oil separates?). Add the fenugreek, turmeric and paprika, and a cup of water. After a few minutes add the garam masala and coriander stalks.
Serve garnished with coriander leaf and buttered saffron rice, or plain rice.