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Kadhai Paneer

Bindiya Sharma
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Kadhai Paneer RECIPE

Restaurant style Kadhai paneer that is spicy, creamy and just perfect with rotis or naans!

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Dinner Party
  • Punjabi
  • Sauteeing

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 250g paneer
  2. 2 medium sized onions chopped
  3. 5 tomatoes
  4. 2-3 green chillies
  5. 4 baby onions peeled and kept whole
  6. 1 green capsicum cut it into small square pieces
  7. generous pinch of kasuri methi
  8. half a cube of cheddar cheese
  9. 1/4 cup cream
  10. 2 tsp red chilly powder(kashmiri/deggi)
  11. 1 teaspoon garam masala
  12. 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  13. 1/2teaspoon coriander powder
  14. 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  15. 1/2 cup water
  16. 3-4 tablespoon oil/ghee
  17. salt acc. to taste


  1. Heat oil/ghee in pan and add chopped onions .Fry until aromatic and light golden brown.
  2. Grind tomatoes in a grinder to make puree.Pour in the pan.Cook till masala leaves sides of pan or oil floats around the sides.
  3. Stir the mixture well and add ginger garlic paste .Now add in the spices-red chilli powder, garam masala, coriander and turmeric powder.
  4. Add the cubed capsicum and the baby onions and some water to make smooth gravy.Cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Now add paneer and kasuri methi into the pan and let cook on a medium flame for 4-5 minutes.Lastly stir in the cream gently
  6. Garnish with some green chillies and half a cube of grated cheese and serve hot with rumali rotis or naans.

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