How to make Kadai Paneer Recipe - Paneer cooked in a kadai with a flavourful masala.

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course_Veg

Kadai Paneer

English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

For more recipes related to Kadai Paneer checkout Paneer Babycorn Balchao , Malai Kofta Curry , Shahi Paneer , Malai Kofta Curry . You can also find more Main Course_Veg recipes like Mushroom Chettinaad, Dahi Bhindi, Vegetable Jhalfraizee, Baingan Keema Bharta. Or try out these recipes from Punjabi Cuisine like Sai Bhaji, Strawberry Ki Phirni, Aloo ke Paranthe, Bajra And Aloo Parantha.

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Kadai Paneer
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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients for Kadai Paneer

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) cut into cubes 250 grams

  • Onions pureed 3 medium

  • Tomatoes pureed 3 large

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garam masala 1 teaspoon

  • Bay leaf 2

  • Cloves 3

  • Cinnamon 1 inch sticks

  • coriander leaves a few

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Heat ghee in a kadai and saute the cottage cheese pieces till golden brown. Soak them in 5 cups water.

Step 2

In the same pan add bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon sticks, onion paste and ginger garlic paste. Saute well till lightly golden.

Step 3

Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and little water. Mix well and allow the mixture to boil. Add tomato puree and mix again.

Step 4

Cover and cook for five minutes till oil surfaces.Add salt and drained cottage cheese pieces. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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