How to make Paneer Jhalfraezi -
Capsicum,tomatoes and cottage cheese put together into a jalfrezie
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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
Level Of Cooking : Moderate
Ingredients for Paneer Jhalfraezi Recipe
Paneer (cottage cheese) 2 inch pieces 400 grams
Tomatoes halved and seeded 2 medium
Green capsicums halved and seeded 2 medium
Onions thickly sliced 2 medium
Oil 1 tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Whole dry red chillies halved 2
Ginger thin strips 2 inch piece
Green chillies chopped 1-2
Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoon
Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon
Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup
Cut tomatoes and capsicums into two inch long and one-fourth wide slices. Separate the different layers of onions. Heat oil in a kadai. Add cumin seeds.
When they change colour add red chillies. Add ginger julienne, green chillies and onions. Sauté for half a minute. Add red chilli powder and turmeric powder.
Stir well and add capsicum. Cook for two to three minutes. Add paneer fingers and toss.
Add salt and vinegar and cook for two to three minutes. Stir in tomato pieces and garam masala powder. Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.