How to make Paneer Jalfrazie

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Rehana Khambati.

Main Ingredients : Cottage Cheese, Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Paneer Jalfrazie

Paneer Jalfrazie Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer Jalfrazie Recipe

  • Cottage Cheese cut into 1”cubes 250 grams

  • Tomatoes roughly chopped 2 medium

  • Oil 2 tablespoons + to deep fry

  • Green capsicums cut into thin strips 2 medium

  • Ginger chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fennel powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Tomatoes pureed 2 medium

  • Tomato sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep fry the cottage cheese till golden brown. Drain on an absorbent paper and set aside.

Step 2

Heat two tablespoons oil in a non stick pan. Add onions, capsicum, ginger, garlic and sauté till onions are golden brown..

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, fennel powder and garam masala. Sauté for half minute. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce and salt. Cook for five to seven minutes.

Step 4

Add half cup water and mix well. Add cottage cheese pieces and simmer for ten minutes or until the gravy is thick.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.