Plain Kadai Paneer

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

This extremely delicious Kadai Paneer is the best accompaniment for your roti/naan. Attempt this flavourful gravy and enjoy with friends and family.

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  • 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

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