Kadai Paneer

This is again a recipe with Paneer. As we have already talked a lot about paneer it is not necessary here to again highlight the benefits of homemade paneer and its taste. CLICKHERE to see, how to make Homemade Paneer.

Kadai Paneer is a dish made out of squarely cut paneer. It tastes very good with Naan or Parathas. It also goes well with idly or dosa.

Kadai Paneer is otherwise known as Paneer Masala. It is the gravy form of Tawa Paneer and it is with more of vegetables and it is in semi gravy texture. Kadai Paneer can be made in a jiffy, provided you have the powdered ingredients handy. ) Separately we will deal with all the instant and spice powders later).  Kadai Paneer is often loved by kids and it is suitable for Dinner Menu.

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Kadai Paneer

Preparation time                            - 10 minutes
Cooking time                                - 20 minutes
Serves                                          - 3 to 4  


Kadai Paneer Ingredients:

Paneer                  - 200 gms
Onion                   - 1 big
Tomato                - 1 big
Coriander             - 1/4 cup
Green chilli          - 2
Ginger                  - 1 inch
Ginger garlic paste - 2tsp
Red chilli              - 2
Cumin (Jeeragam)- 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Kasoori Methi     - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt                       - to taste
Cardamom          - 2
Cloves                   - 2
Cinnamon            - 2 inch
Oil                         - 2 tblsp


Kadai Paneer Method:

Cut paneer in to cubes. Chop onion and tomatoes in to cubes. Chop green chilli and ginger finely. Break the red chillis. Heat oil in a pan and add cloves, cinnamon, cardamom and Cumin.
When they crackle add broken red chillis and onions. Saute for a few minutes. Add green chillis, ginger, ginger garlic paste and tomato one by one.

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Then add chilli powder, coriander powder, kasoori methi, paneer, salt and saute well. Add 1/2 cup of water and cover the pan with the lid.


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Open the lid and add chopped coriander and allow it to boil for a few minutes. Then serve with Naan, Parathas ,phulkas or Methi roti.


Kadai Paneer

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