Serving Size : 4 people
Preparation Time : 5 minutes
Cooking Time : 20 mins
|Quantity||Ingredients for Kadai Paneer Recipe|
|200g||Paneer / Cottage Cheese|
|For Kadai Masala|
|2||Dry Red Chilies|
|1 tbsp||Coriander seeds|
|1/2 tsp||Pepper corns|
|1 tsp||Cumin seeds|
|1 tsp||Fennel seeds|
|1/2 tsp||Turmeric powder|
|1 tsp||Chili powder|
|For Kadai Chicken|
|1 Cinnamon stick, 4 cloves , 3 Cardamom , 2 green chilies|
|Bell pepper, Onion|
|Salt to taste , required water|
Step 1) Kadai Masala:
Dry roast coriander seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, pepper corns, dry red chilies for 2- 3 minutes on a medium heat, once you feel the nice aroma of the roasted spices turn off the heat and transfer the spices to a blender and grind it to a fine-coarse powder (do not grind it too fine, masala should be little coarse)
Step 3) Base for Kadai Paneer:
Once the tomatoes are nice and soft transfer to a blender and once the mixture cools down grind it to a smooth paste.
Step 4) Kadai Paneer Recipe:
Heat oil and once it is nice and hot add the whole spices - cinnamon stick, cardamom, cloves and then add green chilies ,cubed bell pepper and onions. Once the tomatoes turns translucent add the freshly ground kadai masala from step 1 and mix well.
Then add the onion tomato base from step 3 and mix well.Also add required water and salt. Cover and cook for some more time. Finally add the cubed paneer and mix it gently with the masala base and cover and cook for another 2 - 3 minutes.
Step 6) Garnishing:
Finally add coriander leaves for garnishing and turn off the heat.
That's it our delicious Kadai Paneer is ready under 20 minutes and is ready to be served hot with roti, chapathi or any dish of your choice. It is really quite simple easy to make and tatses absolutely delicious. You can roast / fry the paneer in some ghee for a couple of minutes and add it to the curry to enhance the taste of Kadai paneer Recipe. Please do try the recipe and share your feedback.
Happy Cooking and " Spread the JOY of COOKING " .
Kadai paneer is an awesome flavorful recipe made with freshly ground kadai masala, in which paneer is added to a rich creamy curry base which is an excellent companion for rice, roti and chapathi.
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- 200g Paneer
- 2 Dry Red Chilies
- 1 tbsp Coriander seeds
- 1/2 tsp Pepper corns
- 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- 1 tsp Fennel seeds
- 1 tsp Oil
- 2 Onions
- 2 Tomatoes
- 1 inch Ginger
- 3 cloves Garlic
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
- 1 tsp Chili powder
- 2 Tbsp Oil
- 1 Cinnamon stick, 4 cloves , 3 Cardamom , 2 green chilies
- Bell pepper, Onion
- Salt to taste
- Coriander leaves
- Dry roast all the spices and grind it to a coarse powder
- Heat oil and Saute onions, masalas, ginger garlic and tomatoes
- Grind to make a paste
- Heat oil and add the whole spices, add cubed onion and bell peppers
- Add the kadai Masala and then the onion tomato base
- cook for some time and then add the cubed paneer
- Finally garnish with coriander leaves
- Our Kadi Paneer / Paneer masala is ready to be served.