Kadai Paneer | How to make Kadai Paneer

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By Sagarika Sudharshan
Created on 4th Oct 2015
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  • By Sagarika Sudharshan
    Created on 4th Oct 2015

About Kadai Paneer

Being a vegetarian, the only rich side dish for rotis or Naans are paneer gravies.. Of all the curries, I like kadai paneer the most.. Saw various styles of kadai paneer recipes on the net and finally gave little changes as per my taste and voila!! yummy restaurant style kadai paneer is ready..

Kadai Paneer is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Kadai Paneer by Sagarika Sudharshan has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Kadai Paneer at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Kadai Paneer takes few minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Kadai Paneer is a good option for you. The flavour of Kadai Paneer is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Kadai Paneer on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Kadai Paneer recipe on the page below.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Kadai Paneer

Ingredients to make Kadai Paneer

  • Paneer 2 Cups diced
  • Big sized onions 2
  • Red Tomatoes 4
  • Medium capsicum 2 (i used one green and one yellow)
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp.
  • Kashmiri red Chillis 6 (add as per your taste)
  • Coriander seeds 3 tsp.
  • Cashews 10 (optional)
  • Fresh cream 1/3 Cup
  • Kashmiri chilli powder to taste
  • Garam masala 1 tsp
  • Kasuri Methi 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves a handful
  • Salt To taste
  • Oil 3 tbsp

How to make Kadai Paneer

  1. Dry roast red chilli and Coriander seeds until aromatic, switch off flame and coarsely grind it in mixer.
  2. Soak Cashews in water for 10 mins and grind it into a smooth paste. (If you’re going to use Cashews do this step, else skip it)
  3. Grind one big onion and make a paste, keep aside.
  4. Grind the tomatoes into smooth paste and keep aside.
  5. Cut the remaining big onion, paneer and capsicum into cubes and keep aside.
  6. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and fry the paneer cubes until light golden in color, remove from pan and keep aside.
  7. In the same pan add another tbsp of oil and fry the onion and capsicum which we have cut into cubes for 5 mins and remove from pan. This gives nice crunch to the veggies in the curry.
  8. Add the remaining tbsp of oil. Add onion paste and ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute until raw smell disappears.
  9. Now add the coarsely ground red chilli and coriander powder and saute for a minute.
  10. Add tomato puree to the pan and let cook.
  11. Add little water, chilli powder salt, garam masala and cashew paste. Mix well until the cashew paste raw smell goes.
  12. Reduce the flame to low and add cream. Mix well until a thick curry is formed. – Now add the Paneer, onion and capsicum on the gravy and let it boil in gravy for 5 mins, until the veggies and paneer coat well with gravy. (can add water too)
  13. Add kasuri methi and give it a nice mix, add Coriander leaves in the end and switch off. Serve hot.
My Tip: – Adding cashew paste is optional. – Instead of shallow frying the paneer you can immerse it in hot water for 30 secs abs then quickly add in gravy to keep the paneer soft. – I used a pinch of orange color but it’s just optional. – Instead of fresh cream you can add 1/2 cup milk.

Reviews for Kadai Paneer (13)

Riya Paul11 days ago

Avijit Prakash2 months ago

Santhosh Manissery6 months ago
Super receipe. We just made it. Really super.

Rachna Gupta9 months ago
Your recipe is superb. I made it. It is very delicious. Thanks.

Samistha Hasijaa year ago

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Sarita Mishraa year ago
Very nice

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Chandana pal2 years ago
I tried this recipe .......it was just superb .thanks

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