How to Make Kadhai Paneer 

Kadhai Paneer is a quite popular North Indian dish made from Paneer and capsicum and served with semi dry gravy. This dish takes less time for preparation. Vegetarian people are very much fond of kadhai Paneer and they prefer to order this dish when they go out for dinner. When I go eating out , my first preference is paneer butter masala and then my second preference is kadhai paneer.  The dish is served with chapattis or naan.

Ingredients of the recipe:

  • Green Pepper - Capsicum (4 in count)
  • 250 grams Paneer
  • 4 Onion
    kadhai paneer
  • 4 Tomato
  • Ginger
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Jeera
  • Dalchini
  • 4 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric (haldi)
  • Garam Masala
  • Dhaniya

Method to make Kadhai Paneer

    First of all you have to make puree by grinding tomato, onion, ginger, salt, red chili powder and garlic.
    Now chop green pepper and paneer in small pieces.
    Put some oil in a frying pan (kadhai), add jeera and let it sprut. Add puree (step-1) and keep frying it till the color gets reddish.
    Add garam masala, dhaniya and turmeric powder (haldi) to it and continue frying.
    Now add pieces of green pepper and paneer to it.
    Keep frying until it shows ghee.
    Add dalchini to it.
    Garnish kadhai paneer with green leaves of hara dhaniya.

Tasty and yummy kadhai paneer is ready to serve. Kids like it very much. This dish is also favorite of elders. It takes very less time to prepare this dish at home and you can cook it when guests come at your place at short notice. I hope you would definitely like my recipe of Kadhai Paneer.

Since this is a dry recipe hence this is not as popular as shahi paneer or paneer makhni, however people love it when they are at home.For your help I would like to mention that green pepper is also known as capsicum or bell pepper or shimla mirch.

Tips : You can make paneer at your home also. Homemade paneer is very much hygienic. In order to make  200 grams paneer,  you have to take 1 litre milk and half spoon vinegar or lemmon juice.  Start boiling the milk in heavy bottom pot on medium flame. Stir the milk for 1 min add lemmon juice and stir for more 1 min. When milk gets separated, immediately switch off the gas. Pour whole milk on a separate clean cloth. You will see that thick cheese will get separated in the cloth. Put some heavy weight for half an hour on wrapped cloth so that water gets drained out.Home made paneer is ready. Now you can make any paneer dish from it.

1 comment:

  1. Interesting recipe of kadhai paneer, I shall try it at home. Do you have some more recipes of paneer.