Paneer RecipeKadai paneer – side dish for roti-paneer recipes

Kadai paneer – side dish for roti-paneer recipes

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.

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 

Kadai -paneer 1

    • 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.


    • 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.


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



  • 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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  1. 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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