Kadai Paneer

Recipe source: Raks kitchen


1)  Paneer  cubed      –   1 cup

2) Onion cubed          –   2 nos

3) Tomatoes chopped  –  2 big

4) Capsicum                 – 1 cubed

5) Ginger finely chopped  – 1 t sp

6) Green chillies, slit           – 2 nos

7) Red chilli powder          – 1 to 1 1/2 tsp

8) Coriander powder        – 1 tbsp

9)  Garam masala              – 3/4 tsp

10) Turmeric powder        – 1/ 4 tsp

11) Kasoori methi, crushed with hands      – 1 tsp

12) Coriander leaves chopped –  2 tbsp

To temper

Oil           –   3 tbsp

Coriander seeds  – 1 tsp

Heat oil in a pan, add crushed coriander seeds. Fry ginger for a minute. Saute chopped onion and green chillies. Cook until transparent. Add chopped tomatoes and salt. Now add chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and garam masala. Cook tomatoes till it starts to leave oil . Add capsicum and fry for two minutes. Add the paneer cubes and kasoori methi.   Add half cup of water and cook till the masala coats the paneer well. Now add the coriander leaves.

Note: Place paneer cubes in warm water for half an hour before cooking to make it soft.

Care should be taken not to overcook the capsicum. It should be green and crunchy.

25 thoughts on “Kadai Paneer”

  1. Hey Beena, never knew you had a food blog as well…u r truly talented with ur bead work and now cooking 🙂 Great going…Love kadai paneer!

    Lovely post!



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