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Kadai Paneer

Usually this curry is served hot in small kadai (Deep curved pan). Kadai are very common in India. You can serve it in a kadai to give a restaurant touch.
  Paneer 250 Gram
  Onions 2 Medium, finley chopped
  Onions 2 Medium, finely chopped
  Tomatoes 2 , chopped
  Green pepper 1
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Coriander powder 1 Tablespoon
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Dry fenugreek leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon (kasoori methi)
  Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Inch
  Cloves 2
  Green cardamom 1
  Bay leaf 1
  Cilantro 1 Teaspoon (few for garnishing)

1. Cut paneer and green peppar into cubes.
2. Heat oil in a kadai and add cinnamon, cardamom, bayleaf, cloves and cumin. Saute for about 5 seconds.
3. Now add the chopped onion and fry till translucent.
4. Now add the ginger paste and saute for a while.
5. Add green pepper, tomatoes and salt and cook till the tomatoes are mushy. Lower the heat completely.
6. Now add the red chilli powder, coriander powder, kasoori methi and garam masala powder, mix well and cook for about 30 seconds. If you find the masala very dry just sprinkle a bit of water.
7. Finally add the paneer cubes and mix it well. Cover and cook on a low flame for about 3-4 minutes.
8. Garnish with chopped cilantro.
9. Serve hot with any Indian bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Christmas, Diwali, Wedding
Holiday, Kids, Healthy
Milk Product, Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
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