Kadai Paneer/ कड़ाई पनीर Recipe | Breakfast Care

Kadai Paneer is a popular and mouthwatering Indian dish. It is mostly served with naan, chapati or any Indian bread.

  • 250 grams cottage cheese/ paneer
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup green bell pepper, cut into cubes
  • 2 green chilli, slit into half
  • 2 teaspoons ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 cup tomato, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 4 dry red chili
  • 2-3 clove
  • 2 black cardamom
  • 5-6 black peppercorns
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoons lemon Juice
  • Salt, as per taste

  • In a pan, dry roast coriander seeds and 2-3 dry red chilies till slightly browned and aromatic.
  • Grind to make a slightly coarse powder.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Once hot, add the remaining dry red chilies, cloves, black cardamom, black peppercorns and cinnamon stick. Fry for 20 seconds.
  • Add onion and fry till translucent.
  • Add green chilies and ginger garlic paste. Fry till onion turns golden brown.
  • Add tomato puree and tomato and fry until mushy.
  • Add the ground masala powder, salt, kashmiri red chilli powder and garam masala powder.
  • Add half cup water and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add capsicum and paneer and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Cook until oil starts to separate from the sides.
  • Add ghee and lemon juice and mix well.
  • Serve hot with any Indian bread of your choice.
  • Enjoy!

Add water according to the thickness of gravy you want.

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