Restaurant Style Karahi Paneer

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Restaurant Style Karahi Paneer


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 4
  • 400 grams paneer

  • 1 cup bell peppers (green, red yellow) and 1 onion cut in cubes

  • 1 tbsp oil

  • 2 tablespoons of butter

  • 2 tablespoon coarsely ground coriander seeds

  • 2 tablespoon coarsely ground cumin seeds

  • finely chopped 2-3 dried Red Chillies

  • 1/4 tsp spoon turmeric powder

  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder and salt to taste

  • 1 /4 Cup water

  • 1/4 teaspoon kasuri Methi powder

  • 1 tablespoon fresh cream

  • for making tomato paste: 3 tablespoon of oil

  • 2 chopped green chillies

  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder and salt to taste

  • 5 chopped tomatoes

  • 2 chopped onions

  • 1/4 Cup chopped Capsicum

  • 1 tablespoon chopped Ginger

  • 1 tbsp fresh coriander leaves for garnishing


  • in a pan heat 3 tablespoon of oil
  • add two chopped onions and saute till onions turn Brown
  • now add chopped ginger and chopped green chillies and mix properly
  • add chopped tomatoes and mix nicely
  • add one fourth Cup chopped green bell pepper and mix.
  • add salt to taste, red chilli powder and cook till oil separates.
  • Our tomato paste is ready, keep it aside.
  • in a separate wok heat one tbsp oil and one tablespoon butter.
  • now add coarsely ground coriander seeds, coarsely ground cumin seeds and chopped dried red chillies and saute for a minute.
  • now add bell peppers and cubed onion and fry for two minutes
  • now add paneer cut into long thick slices and mix gently
  • add little salt and red chilli powder according to your taste
  • add coriander powder, turmeric powder and half a cup of water and mix gently.
  • add in the tomato paste made earlier and cook for two minutes.
  • add dried fenugreek leaves(kasoori methi) and cream and mix gently.
  • garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or parantha.