Kadai paneer/how to make kadai paneer

Kadai paneer without kadai…doesn’t make sense as it has to be made in kadai…its a simple dish without much ingredients used..a quick and chatpat recipe. Well served with tandoori roti and naan.My husband is crazy for paneer ,so every time he likes different form of paneer.I keep trying and testing..if it’s really worth…then only I pen it down..not all recipes we eat has to be in our cookbook..This one surely is a must try….food my way

kadai paneer
kadai paneer


250 gram paneer (cottage cheese)

1 capsicum (chopped in cubes)

1 onion (chopped in cubes)

1 tomato (chopped in cubes) remove the pulp

1 tablespoons ginger-garlic paste

1/2 tablespoons jeera (cumin seed)

1 teej patta

1 tablespoon green chilies finely chopped

1/4 tablespoons haldi powder (turmeric)

1/2 tablespoons red chilli powder

1/2 tablespoons coriander powder

1 tablespoon garam masala

1/2 tablespoons kasuri methi

Salt as per taste

2 tablespoons oil

kadai paneer
kadai paneer


Heat oil in kadai add teej patta, jeera let it turn light brown, now add ginger-garlic paste and saute for 1 minute

Once done add green chilies and chopped onions ,saute till soft

Add tomato, capsicum and salt

Let it cook for 2 minutes

Add all the spices,give it a nice stir

Now add paneer,toss it up

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and kasuri methi

Serve it with roti

Remember the veggies have to be crunchy ,so don’t overcook them

You can use vegetable as your preferance,i have used the ones liked by my kids

Paneer is a must have in this dish rest you can add

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