How to make Kadai Paneer -

Paneer cooked in spicy kadai masala. Kadai paneer a famous dish of north in every restaurant menu. Kadai Paneer is a mouthwatering recipe made from paneer that is cooked in a spicy gravy made of onions, tomatoes, bell peppers & traditional Indian spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Paneer Book.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (पनीर), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian, Punjabi

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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For more recipes related to Kadai Paneer checkout Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Manchurian, Vegetable Sizzler With Paneer Tikki, Malai Kofta Curry . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Masaledaar Chholay Red Pumpkin aur Palak Sabzi Shalgam Ka Bharta Yam Curry

Kadai Paneer

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Contrary to popular belief a vegetarian diet gives you all the nutrients you will ever require to live a fit and healthy life. With low saturated fat and cholesterol, high fiber content and rich complex carbohydrates - veggie delights like greens, pulses and curries are your best bet at a meal which is nutritious and tasty!

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kadai Paneer Recipe

  • Paneer cut into 1 inch triangles 500 grams

  • Oil 3 tablespoons

  • Bay leaf 2

  • Cloves 2

  • Cinnamon 2 inch piece

  • Dried red chillies 2

  • Coriander seeds crushed 2 tablespoons

  • Onion sliced 1 medium

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato chopped 5-6 medium

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a kadai; add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, red chillies, broken into two, and half the crushed coriander seeds; sauté for half a minute. Add onion and sauté for a while; add ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté for a while longer.

Step 2

Add coriander powder, red chilli powder and tomatoes. Cook over high heat till the oil separates. Add paneer and salt and half a cup of water.

Step 3

Cook, covered, over low heat for five minutes. Serve hot, garnished with the remaining crushed coriander seeds.

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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 www.sanjeevkapoor.com 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.