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Kadai Mushroom Paneer Masala (Restaurant style)

Avni Arora
20 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Kadai Mushroom Paneer Masala (Restaurant style) RECIPE

Very delicious

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Dinner Party
  • Indian
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Mushroom - 1 packet washed, cleaned and cut
  2. Capsicum - 1 washed and thinly sliced
  3. Ginger -1 tsp
  4. Garlic - 1 tsp
  5. Green chilli - 2 cut
  6. Onion - 1 large sliced
  7. Tomato - 4 sliced
  8. Dry red chilli - 3
  9. Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
  10. Jeera - 1 tsp
  11. Salt to taste
  12. Red chilli powder to taste
  13. Red food color a pinch or kashmiri red chili powder to taste
  14. Kashmiri Red chilli powder to taste
  15. Paneer - 1 cup cut into cubes
  16. Garam masala to taste
  17. Kasuri methi - 2 tbsp heaped
  18. Water - 1/2 cup
  19. Milk - 1/4 cup
  20. Mustard oil -2 tbsp + 2 tbsp
  21. Butter - 2 tbsp + 2 tbsp


  1. In a kadai heat 2 tbsp oil on high. Slow the flame. Add coriander seeds and jeera. Let it sizzle for a min.
  2. Add dry red chilli let it fry for a min. Now add ginger, garlic and green chilli. Fry it for 1-2 min
  3. Add onion fry it till light golden. Add tomatoes and salt. Mix and let it cook till the tomatoes becomes soft and raw smell is gone. Keep aside to cool.
  4. When the tomato onion mixture cools down transfer it to a mixer and beat it to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadai till hot. Slow the flame. Add mushroom saute for 5 mins.
  6. Now add capsicum and salt. Mix and saute on high for 10 min or till all the water evaporates from mushroom and capsicum. Switch off the flame. Transfer it to a bowl. Keep aside.
  7. Heat butter in a kadai on medium flame. Add tomato onion paste and cook for 5 min on slow flame. Add red chilli powder and red food color or kashmiri red chilli. Mix well.
  8. Now add cooked mushroom capsicum and mix well. Cook it for 5 min on slow. Now add water and mix. Bring it to boil on high. Slow the flame and let it cook for 10 min till the gravy turns thick.
  9. Now add milk and mix. Let it cook for 5 min on slow flame.
  10. Now add paneer mix well. Cook it on slow for 10 min. Now add kasuri methi and garam masala. Mix well.
  11. Transfer it to a serving bowl. Add a tbsp of butter on it and serve with naan.

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