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Friday, May 10, 2013

Kadai Paneer

Kadai paneer is an Easy North Indian Recipe made with Paneer and Capsicum. it is a Good accompaniment for chapathi,roti, Naan,kulcha,Mild pulao's and fried Rice.This is a dried version of Paneer recipe.


Kadai Paneer

 Prep Time : 10 min. 
Cook Time : 20 minutes
Recipe Category:Side dish

Serves  :  4.


Paneer   - 200 gms
Onion - 2.
tomato  big - 4.
capsicum  big - 1/2.
chilli powder - 1 tsp.
coriander powder - 1 tsp.
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp.
salt - for taste.
oil - to fry.
kasoori methi - 1/2 tsp.
cilantro - fistful.

  • Cut the paneer into cubes, and keep it aside, if it is store bought,place it in hot water till usage.
  • Chop the capsicum into  pieces, shallow fry it and keep it aside.capsicum should maintain it's crunchiness.

  • Heat the oil in the pan, add ginger garlic paste saute till raw smell goes.Then add onions saute till onions turns translucent.

  • Now add chopped tomatoes, add chilli powder,Garam masala powder,coriander powder,turmeric Powder  & salt mix well. when the tomatoes turns gooey  add  1/4 cup of water.When the gravy,starts  boiling add shallow fried capsicum & cubed paneer. Mix well, till paneer and capsicum gets coated with Gravy.

  • Garnish with kasoori methi by rubbing against your palms.Finally Garnish with Fresh Cilantro.Serve hot.
  • It goes very well with chapathi, roti and pulao's .
  • Shallow frying the capsicum gives crunchiness to   Gravy.
  • if it is store bought paneer, place it in hot water till usage.
  • if paneer is soft,it absorbs the flavour well.
  • Saute tomatoes till it turns mushy.