Karahi/Kadhai Paneer | How to make Karahi/Kadhai Paneer

By Farrukh Shadab  |  30th Nov 2015  |  
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Karahi/Kadhai Paneerby Farrukh Shadab
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About Karahi/Kadhai Paneer Recipe

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.

Karahi/Kadhai Paneer

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

How 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.

Reviews for Karahi/Kadhai Paneer (29)

அறிவு செல்வி2 years ago

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kavita saxena2 years ago

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Mousumi Das2 years ago

Karahi masala....please can you share the ingredients, thanks
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Kavita Dalmiya2 years ago

Kadai masala Ki menu sear kare
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kunal sharma2 years ago

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Chandrasena Bhide3 years ago

कढ़ाई मसाला क्या होता है?
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sangita Mahamuni3 years ago

Nice dish good
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KANIKA SINGH3 years ago

Nice dish
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Priya Srivastava3 years ago

Kadahi masala banane ki vidhi btaye
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Bemvinda Fernandes3 years ago

thanks for recipes.
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Rinku Bardhan Ganguly3 years ago

What is kadhai masala?
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Renu Kapoor3 years ago

Please explain Kadai masala
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Shikha Kedia3 years ago

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Sonali Pashine3 years ago

wat is included in karahi masala?
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CHetna Panchal3 years ago

how to make karahi masala??
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Nisha Halwasiya3 years ago

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Karthik Km3 years ago

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Dedeepya kamala4 years ago

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Rama gupta4 years ago

what is karahi masala
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Punam Bothra4 years ago

where do u get
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Tasneem Dawasaz4 years ago

wow yaar try it
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Tarunima Tripathi4 years 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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Pareenita Ahirrao4 years ago

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Suganya Raja4 years ago

how to prepare karahi masala powder
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Rakhi Bhagat4 years ago

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Bhavanisree Ganesh4 years ago

what s tat karahi masala ?
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Archana Karode4 years ago

nice
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Precy Dlima4 years ago

what is karahi masala consist of?
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aruna patel4 years ago

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