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Kadai paneer – side dish for roti-paneer recipes

by Jeyashris Kitchen
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KADAI PANEER
Paneer recipes are always a  super hit at my home. Though i have tasted kadai paneer  in restaurants many times, somehow I never made this at home. Last week i thought i will try this kadai paneer recipe. I tried out and it was a super hit among my family. It is a very simple recipe too. Do try this Kadai paneer at home.
Ingredients

Kadai Paneer

  Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 15Mins |   Serves : 3-4
     Paneer Cubes  3/4 Cup
    Capsicum   1
    Tomato  2
    Onion   2
    Ginger and Garlic Paste   1/4 tsp 
    Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
    Coriander powder   1/2 tsp
   Cumin seed Powder   1/4 tsp
   Garam Masala   1/4 tsp
   Kasoori Methi   1/4 tsp
   Oil   1-2 Tblsp
   Salt    As needed 

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METHOD:

    • Chop the onions roughly.
    • Puree the tomatoes in a mixer.
    • Chop the capsicum into cubes.
    • In a pan add oil ginger garlic paste , when the raw smell goes add the onions.
    • Add the onions and saute nicely.
    • When the onions turn golden brown colour add the pureed tomatoes.

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    • Add the red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin seed powder , salt and garam masala to this.
    • Cook till the raw smell of the masala goes.
    • Add the Paneer cubes and saute for few minutes.
    •  Add 1/2 cup of water.

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  • Now add the paneer cubes to this and mix well.
  • Add the capsicum  cubes and saute for a while.
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  • Cook for 2-3 minutes and kasoori methi. Mix well.  Switch off the flame.
  • Serve hot with rotis or Pea puloa or roti

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Note:

  • Before adding the paneer bring it down to room temperature .
  • Always ensure not  to over cook the capsicum . They should be crunchy.

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30 comments

Sravs January 4, 2012 - 1:37 am

Nice delicious looking paneer dish !!

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Hamaree Rasoi January 4, 2012 - 2:06 am

Delicious looking kadai paneer. Wonderfully taken pics.

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Nithu Bala January 4, 2012 - 3:14 am

Hi Jeyashri, Happy New Year:-) Kadai Paneer is so inviting..my favou too..

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Home Cooked Oriya Food January 4, 2012 - 3:31 am

Happy New Year!
Yummy paneer dish!

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Radhika January 4, 2012 - 4:16 am

Happy New year Jeyashri. nice clicks of kadai panner. mouthwatering here.
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Kalpana Sareesh January 4, 2012 - 4:21 am

Very yummy n quick all time fav dish..

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Nisha January 4, 2012 - 4:43 am

Nice curry .

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Chitra January 4, 2012 - 5:11 am

Nice post .. I never make paneer dishes. Must do for my doter atleast..:)

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Shanthi January 4, 2012 - 5:17 am

Luv these type of quick curry always. Nice and simple too

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Padhu January 4, 2012 - 6:39 am

Looks so tempting!

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Priti January 4, 2012 - 7:08 am

Looks yum …..love this too

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Vimitha Anand January 4, 2012 - 7:20 am

Perfect side dish for rotis…

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Priya January 4, 2012 - 11:00 am

Slurp,super tempting kadai paneer..

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Rachana January 4, 2012 - 11:05 am

Delicious looking kadai paneer.

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Sharmilee! :) January 4, 2012 - 12:13 pm

Kadai Paneer is my fav..looks super yum. Perfect with rotis or even pulao. Now that u've reminded me I feel like making it again 🙂

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ANU January 4, 2012 - 2:53 pm Reply
Vrinda January 4, 2012 - 3:50 pm

My all time fav curry..looks delish..

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divya January 4, 2012 - 5:08 pm

Wish you and your family a very Happy New Year…super delicious curry….

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Julie January 4, 2012 - 10:18 pm

Mouthwatering paneer..lovely with chapatis,great combo!!
Wishing you happy 2012!!

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Shabitha Karthikeyan January 5, 2012 - 4:23 am

Delicious Paneer..Paneer and Roti would be wonderful dinner !!! Happy New year to you and your Family !!!

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Gayathri NG January 5, 2012 - 7:52 am

I luv paneer, looks delicious dear…

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Raji January 5, 2012 - 7:57 am

It's really looooooong since I had any paneer dish…always love kadhai paneer..lovely recipe Jeyashri!

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simply.food January 5, 2012 - 8:51 am

Looks amazingly east to make but it's delicious.

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FoodLovers January 12, 2012 - 7:14 am

looks delicious

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Divya Sree August 11, 2013 - 11:08 pm

I tried it..So good for roti……Very tasty…Other dishes are also very nice…to see..Trying one by one from ur blog..

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Divya Sree August 11, 2013 - 11:11 pm

Hi …Recently i came to know abt this blog..I tried paneer receipe..Very tasty and so good wit chapathi…Keep posting so many dishes..All the best…

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ArunCG June 1, 2015 - 4:42 am

Thanks for your recipe. How much of onion do we add?

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jeyashri suresh June 1, 2015 - 5:30 am

Thanks for the message, i have added that in the recipe now

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sugi October 21, 2016 - 1:05 pm

Hi jeyashri
I tried this today and it was yummy.. Thanks for the recipe.. I Added five cashews while grinding tomato and the gravy was rich and nice..

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Popsy September 5, 2017 - 1:40 am

Thanks for the wonderful recipe, I tried for chapati and it came out well!! Keep rocking lady!!

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