Homemade  Kadai Paneer

Homemade  Kadai Paneer

Enjoy the authentic flavours of restaurant-style kadai paneer right at home with this easy and flavourful recipe.  You won't believe how quick and simple it is to make!

Cooking Time 20 Mins

Servings 4

It is a spicy, flavourful and delicious semi-dry dish made with Indian cottage cheese, mixed peppers (capsicum) and freshly ground spices

Firstly, what is Kadai Paneer?

Use freshly ground kadai masala with coarse texture

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Add kadai masala at the right time for the perfect taste and flavour



To get the perfect authentic taste

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Ingredients for Kadai Masala

For Kadai Paneer Gravy

But first, let's prepare this kadai masala

Dry roast spices for 2-3 mins until fragrant and light brown. Cool and grind coarsely for maximum flavor

Heat oil in kadai or pot over medium heat. Add cumin and let it sizzle. Then add onions and ginger garlic paste, sauté until the onion starts browning


How to Make  Kadai Paneer Gravy

Add turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala, coriander powder, cumin powder, salt and mix well


Now add tomatoes and cook until the raw aroma vanishes and the tomatoes turn mushy


Meanwhile, in a separate pan, heat oil and stir-fry mixed peppers (capsicum), onion for a minute. Then add paneer cubes and saute until peppers (capsicum) are half cooked.


Now add red chilli powder, freshly ground kadai masala, salt and mix well until vegetables and paneer are well coated with the spice mix.


Transfer stir-fried vegetables and paneer to onion-tomato masala and carefully mix until well combined. Switch off the heat and add coriander


Serve this piping hot kadai paneer with

Naan Paratha Roti or  Your preferred flavoured rice

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Geetha Priyanka

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