Karahi/Kadhai Paneerby Farrukh Shadab

Karahi/Kadhai Paneerby Farrukh Shadab
  • Karahi/Kadhai Paneer | How To Make Karahi/Kadhai Paneer (383 likes)

  • By Farrukh Shadab|
    Last updated on Feb 23rd

How To Make Karahi/Kadhai Paneer

Karahi dishes are basically only tomato based gravies with spices. Karahi or Kadhai Paneer is popular dish of the Indian cuisine. This would always be the first preference for all the vegetarians at restaurants or parties. The method is very easy and quick to cook a delicious and tantalizing treat.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves4People

Ingredients to make Karahi/Kadhai Paneer

  • 250 gms paneer cut in cubes
  • 4 tomatoes blanched peeled deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 5-6 black peppercorns
  • ½ tsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1 ½ tbsp. karahi masala
  • 1 large capsicum cut in cubes
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp + for garnish ginger juliennes
  • 2 tbsp cream
  • juice of half lemon
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 ½ tbsp butter

Steps to make Karahi/Kadhai Paneer

  1. In a karahi/deep bottom pan, heat an oil and butter. Add peppercorns and cumin seeds, allow them to crackle.
  2. Add chopped tomatoes and sauté on high heat for 2-3 minutes. Add karahi masala, cumin powder, red chili powder and ginger juliennes.
  3. Cook till the masalas are well cooked and starts leaving oil.
  4. Add capsicum and sauté for minute. Do not overcook the capsicum, leave it bit crunchy.
  5. Add kasuri methi, lemon juice, salt, sugar and mix. Add paneer cubes and cream, mix gently and cook for another minute.
  6. Dish out in serving platter and enjoy them hot with crispy flaky lachcha parathas, phulka, nan or pulao of your choice.
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    Bemvinda Fernandes 2 months ago

    thanks for recipes.

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    Rinku Bardhan Ganguly 2 months ago

    What is kadhai masala?

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    Renu Kapoor 4 months ago

    Please explain Kadai masala

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    Sonali Pashine 7 months ago

    wat is included in karahi masala?

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    Punam Bothra 7 months ago

    karahi masala??

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    Rama gupta 8 months ago

    how to make karahi masala.

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    CHetna Panchal 8 months ago

    how to make karahi masala??

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    Nisha Halwasiya 8 months ago


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    Rama gupta 9 months ago

    what is karahi masala

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    Punam Bothra 9 months ago

    wts kadhai masala

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    Punam Bothra 9 months ago

    where do u get

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    Tasneem Dawasaz 9 months ago

    wow yaar try it

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    Precy Dlima 9 months ago

    tks tarunima....

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    Tarunima Tripathi 9 months ago

    Hello everyone! The ingredients for karahi masala are, coriander seeds 4 tbsp (dry roasted), cumin seeds 2 tbsp (dry roasted), red chilli powder 1 tbsp, Salt 1 tbsp, Turmeric powder 1 tsp, Crushed red chilliies 1 tbsp, Black pepper corns 1 tbsp, Kashmiri mirch 1tbsp, Dried fenugreek leaves 2tbsp, Citric acid 1/2 tsp (tatary), Garam masala powder 1tbsp. Grind all these spices to a powder form and use as required.

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    Suganya Raja 9 months ago

    how to prepare karahi masala powder

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    Bhavanisree Ganesh 10 months ago

    what s tat karahi masala ?

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    Archana Karode 10 months ago


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    Precy Dlima 10 months ago

    what is karahi masala consist of?

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