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, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Farrukh Shadab. Karahi/Kadhai Paneer is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Karahi/Kadhai Paneer is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Karahi/Kadhai Paneer by Farrukh Shadab is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Karahi/Kadhai Paneer.

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.

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