2 black cardamoms
3 black papers
2 bay leaves.
Roast all ingredients for masala in 1/2 tsp. oil and grind to make the powder.
Soak chana dal for 3-4 hours in water. Cut paneer into pieces and fry in ghee.
In a pot melt ghee and add masala powder. After 2 minutes add the chana dal, salt, red chili powder and turmeric powder. Add a little water and cook on medium heat. When the dal is cooked, add sugar and lemon juice and stir. Mix paneer pieces and serve warm.