Kadai Paneer Recipe

A weekend meal indeed with a desi and healthy twist. Kadai paneer with tangy and spicy flavor is must to order when dinning out with good of healthy nutrients.

Nutritional info

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1/2 Cup(85.0 gm) Paneer(Cube)
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1/4 Cup(43.0 gm) Tomato(Diced)
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1/8 Cup(15.0 gm) Onion(Diced)
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1/4 Cup(31.0 gm) Onion (Diced)
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1/4 Cup(29.0 gm) Capsicum (Diced)
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1 Tbsp(13.0 gm) Cream
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2 No.(2.0 gm) Red Chilly
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4 N0.(6.0 gm) Garlic
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1/2 No.(0.15 gm) Bay Leaf
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1/4(0.06 gm) Cinnamon Stick
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1 Tsp(2.0 gm) Ginger(Grated)
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3 No.(0.27 gm) Black Pepper
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1/4 Tsp(0.59 gm) Jeera
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1 Tsp(0.92 gm) Coriander Leaves (Chopped)
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1/8 Tsp(0.29 gm) Haldi
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1/4 Tsp(0.37 gm) Garam Masala
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1/4 Tsp(0.54 gm) Red Chilly Powder
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1 Tsp(2.0 gm) Dhania Powder
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1/2 Tsp(2.0 gm) Salt
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1 Tbsp(8.0 ml) Oil
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As Required(50.0 ml) Water
  • To make the spice paste, take 1/2 a bay leaf, 1/4th tsp cumin seeds, 3 black peppercorns, 1/4th of a cinnamon stick and dry roast them.

  • Heat a frying pan, heat 1/4th tbsp oil, 4 cloves of garlic, 1 tsp grated ginger, 1/8th cup diced onion, 1/4th cup diced tomato and sauté together.

  • Once it turns brown, add the previously roasted spices and grind them together to make a paste. Keep aside.

  • Heat a frying pan, add 1/4th tbsp oil, 1/4th cup diced onion, 1/4th cup diced capsicum and sauté till golden. Keep aside.

  • In the same frying pan heat 1/4th tbsp oil and add 1/2 cup cubed paneer.

  • Stir fry till golden brown and keep aside.

  • In the same frying pan, add 1/4th tbsp oil and add 1/8th tsp jeera.

  • Once the jeera starts crackling, add the previously made onion paste, 1/4th tsp garam masala, 1/4th tsp red chilli powder, 1/8th tsp haldi powder, 1/2 tsp salt and mix well.

  • Pour in a little water as required, 1/4th tsp dhania powder, cover and allow it to cook.

  • Fold in 1 tbsp fresh cream, previously stirfried paneer, previously sauted onion and capsicum mix, chopped 1 tsp coriander leaves and mix well.

  • Allow it to simmer for a few more minutes, take off the flame and transfer to a serving bowl.

  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

  • Serve hot with chapattis.