Tasty Kadai Paneer

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Kadai Paneer is a heavenly delight made with an amazing mix of flavours that perfectly goes in the form of a side-dish. Pick your favourite among a lovely collection of paneer recipes from Bawarchi. 

This vegetarian paneer dish is packed up with high nutritive value, with protein-rich paneer as the key ingredient. You will know how to make this delectable paneer recipe at home by following our easy recipe guide. 

All the ingredients are blended well to form an aromatic side dish. The tasty chunks of paneer along with desi masala will invite us to taste the dish right away! This flavourful paneer recipe tastes best with rotis, parathas and any Indian bread of your choice.

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin), Turkey with Mushrooms, Spleen Pepper Fry (Manneeral Fry) , Narthangai Pachadi

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  • 100 g - paneer
  • 1 - green capsicum
  • 1 - red capsicum
  • 1 - onion, chopped
  • 2 - green chillies, chopped fine
  • 1 - large tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 1 pinch - asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves

How to Make Tasty Kadai Paneer

  • Pre-preparation:
  • Cut paneer into desired shape (or in long strips).
  • Chop 1/2 the onion finely and slice remaining half.
  • Repeat with the tomato.
  • Slice green and red capsicums.
  • Method:
  • Heat oil in heavy pan.
  • Add cumin seeds, asafoetida.
  • Stir it.
  • Add finely chopped onion and stir it until it becomes light brown in colour.
  • Add finely chopped tomato.
  • Mix turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt, red chilli powder.
  • Fry it for 3-4 mins.
  • Add half green and red capsicum.
  • Cover it and half cook it.
  • Now add long thin strands of onion, tomato, red and green capsicum and paneer cubes.
  • Cover it and cook it for 6-7 mins at medium heat.
  • Sprinkle garam masala.
  • Garnish it with chopped green coriander leaves before serving.