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Kadhai Paneer

Kadhai Paneer

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 20

Cook Time : 45

Total Time : 65

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • paneer (cottage cheese) 1 1/2 cups

  • Oil for deep-frying 2 cups

  • oil 1 tbsp

  • finely chopped onions 1/2 cups

  • recipe basic kadhai gravy 1 cups

  • coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder 1 tsp

  • Eastern turmeric powder (haldi) 1/4 tsp

  • Eastern chilli powder 1 tsp

  • Eastern garam masala 1/2 tsp

  • dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) 1/4 tsp

  • sliced capsicum 1/2 cups

  • sugar 1 pinch

  • fresh cream 1/2 cups

  • Fresh coriander leaves to Garnish 1 sprig

  • Salt to taste 1 pinch

Directions

  • 01

    Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the paneer pieces till they turn light brown in colour

  • 02

    Drain on absorbent paper and place in lukewarm water for 10 minutes

  • 03

    Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame till they turn translucent for approx

  • 04

    3 to 4 minutes

  • 05

    Add the kadhai gravy, coriander-cumin seeds powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, dried fenugreek leaves and sauté on a medium flame for another minute

  • 06

    Add the capsicum, 1 cup water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring once in between

  • 07

    Add the paneer, salt and cook on a slow flame for another 2 to 3 minutes

  • 08

    Add the cream, mix well and serve hot garnished with coriander

  • 09

    Best served with Indian breads like Naan and Chappati

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