Thursday, October 26, 2006


Type of Meal

Mostly for dinner .

Preparation Time : 5 minutes
Cooking time : 25 minutes


Cottage cheese (paneer) - 300 gm
Onion (cut lengthwise) [large] - 1
Capsicum (cut lengthwise) - 1
Whole red chili (dry) - 1
Garlic paste - 1/2 teaspoon
Ginger paste - 1/2 teaspoon
Tomato puree - 2 tablespoon
Turmeric pd. - 1/2 teaspoon
Red chili pd. - 1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala pd. - 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander seeds (pounded) - 1 teaspoon
Fenugreek leaves (dry) [kasuri methi] - 3/4 tablespoon
Oil - 4 tablespoon
Salt (to taste)


  1. Cut paneer into small cubes
  2. Heat oil in a kadai put dry red chilly in it, add chopped onions and saute till pinkish in colour
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for few minutes on medium flame
  4. Add red chili powder, pounded coriander seeds, turmeric pd, tomato puree and stir-fry 2-3 minutes
  5. Add capsicum continue frying it on medium heat till masala starts leaving oil
  6. Add kasuri methi, garam masala powder and 1/2 cup of water into it
  7. Add paneer and salt. Cook for 3-4 minutes on low flame
  8. Serve hot with Nan or Paratha.
    Enjoy Kadai Paneer.

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shilpi said...

Nice Recipe... Hey I had tried it, but you know outside Paneer, its not that good. Still the curry came out to be tasty

Anonymous said... was great. all my family members enjoyed it.

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