Kadai paneer

                                                                 PANEER MASALA / KADAI PANEER

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INGREDIENTS

  • Paneer – 200 gms
  • Onion finely chopped – 1 big
  • Tomato – 2 [ puree]
  • Capsicum – 1 [ cubed ]
  • Green chilli chopped – 2
  • Red chilli pwdr – 1 tsp or as per taste
  • Cumin pwdr – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander pwdr – 3 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – ½ tbsp
  • Kasoori methi pwdr – ¼ tsp
  • Oil + ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Fresh cream and finely chopped coriander leaves

PREPARATION

  1. Make puree of the tomato .
  2. Fry the paneer and capsicum in little oil and keep aside. [ I did not fry the paneer as it was very soft – malai paneer ]

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METHOD

Heat oil + ghee, add the onion + green chilli and fry till light brown.

Add the ginger garlic paste and fry till raw smell leaves.

Add the tomato and fry till oil separates .

Add chilli pwdr + turmeric + coriander + garam masala + kasoori methi and fry till raw smell leaves.

Add 1 cup water and cook for 2- 3 mins .[water to be added as per the consistency you want]

Add the fried capsicum + paneer and mix well.

Simmer for a minute and off the flame.

Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and fresh cream.

VARIATION – Restaurant style

Heat 1 tbsp butter + 1 tsp oil , add finely chopped garlic [ 4 nos ] + 1 chopped green chilli + finely chopped coriander leaves  and fry .[ colour should not change ]

Add this tadka to the prepared paneer masala and give it  a quick stir.

kadai paneer /paneer masala

NOTE

You can also add fried potato,babycorn ,paneer makhna ,fried whole cashews , mushroom, green peas .

instead of adding plain panner ,you can make paneer tikka and add – Paneer tikka recipe

for more recipes click on the names below : – 

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Paneer nuggets recipe

Matar paneer recipe

Shahi paneer recipe

Paneer tikka recipe

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Paneer bhurji recipe

Paneer makhani recipe

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