Restaurant Style Kadhai Paneer

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Dec. 30, 2013

Learn how to make easy and delicious Kadhai Paneer(Karahi) at home, just the way it is made in the restaurants. Full of flavor cooked in various Indian spices, this Paneer dish tastes best with Paratha, roti, naan or other flatbreads.


Paneer cubes 340 Gram
Oil 3 Tablespoon (2
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Onion 1 Small , chopped
Garlic cloves 3 , chopped finely
Ginger piece 2 Inch , chopped finely
Green chili 1 , chopped
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric 1/2 Teaspoon
Paprika 1 Teaspoon
Chopped bell pepper 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (Red, green, yellow etc)
Tomato 3 , pureed
Dried fenugreek leaves 1/2 Teaspoon , crushed
Garam masala 1/4 Teaspoon



1. In a wok, heat oil and fry paneer pieces until golden brown on all sides. Remove paneer from oil, transfer to a plate and set aside.

2.In the remaining oil, add cumin, allow them to splutter and then sauté onion, garlic, ginger, and green chili.

3. Add salt, turmeric, and paprika. Mix well and cook for 3 minutes or until onions become golden.

4. Stir in bell pepper and cook for 2 minutes. Pour tomato puree and cook for another 7-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.

5. Put the fried paneer back into the wok. Sprinkle fenugreek leaves, and garam masala. Give it a good stir.


6. Serve hot with flat bread and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 295Calories from Fat 165

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1043 mg43.46%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet