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Plain Kadai Paneer Recipe

Plain Kadai Paneer is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 500 gms - Paneer
  • 100 gms - Capsicum
  • 2 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 5 - whole Red Chillies
  • 3/4 tsp - kasoori Methi (dry Fenugreek leaves)
  • 2 - chopped Green chillies
  • 2 tsp - chopped Ginger
  • 4 - chopped Tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp - chopped coriander
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • For the Paste:
  • 6 Cloves - Garlic mixed with a little water.
  • How to Make Plain Kadai Paneer:

    1. Slice the paneer and capsicum into thin long strips.
    2. Pound the coriander seeds and red chillies together.
    3. Heat the ghee, add the garlic paste and cook on a slow flame for a few seconds.
    4. Add the capsicum and pounded spices and cook on a slow flame for 30 seconds.
    5. Add the green chillies and ginger and fry again for a few seconds.
    6. Add the tomatoes and cook until the ghee comes out on top.
    7. Add the kasoori methi and salt and fry again for a few seconds.
    8. Finally, add the sliced paneer and cook for a few minutes.
    9. Sprinkle coriander on top and serve hot.


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