How to make Paneer Jhalfraezi -

Paneer fingers, capsicum and tomatoes cooked into a jhalfraezi

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Tomato (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Paneer Jhalfraezi checkout Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Manchurian, Shahi Paneer, Malai Kofta Curry . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Baby Onions with Potatoes Khumb Aloo Chettinaad Ratatouille Masoor Suva Dal

Paneer Jhalfraezi

Paneer Jhalfraezi Recipe Card


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!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer Jhalfraezi Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) 100 grams

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Green capsicum 1/2 medium

  • Onions 2 medium

  • Green chillies 2

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Red capsicum 1/2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger 1 inch piece

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves a few sprigs

  • Vinegar 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Cut red and green capsicums into thin long slices. Slice onions thickly. Slice green chillies into thin long strips.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non stick pan and add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour, add onion and sauté.

Step 3

Cut tomato into thin long strips. Add green chillies, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, tomato and capsicums to the pan and mix.

Step 4

Slice ginger and cut into thin strips and add. Cut paneer into fingers. Mix the vegetables well. Add paneer, salt, garam masala powder and mix.

Step 5

Chop coriander leaves and add half of them. Add vinegar and toss lightly. Cook till heated through. Serve hot garnished with remaining coriander leaves.

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