Thursday, 20 March 2014


This is a very tasty side dish for rotis or parathas.
Very simple and quick to make.

2 medium sized onions
2 capsicums
2 firm ripe tomatoes
1 cup paneer cubes (cottage cheese)
1 green chilli slit lengthwise
1tsp jeera (cumin)
2 tsp ginger garlic paste
3 tsp tomato sauce
1 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp chilli powder
A pinch of turmeric powder
2tbsp ghee (It can be replaced with oil)
2tbsp oil
salt to taste

  • Chop the vegetables into large cubes
  • Heat the oil and ghee in a pan. Add jeera , ginger garlic paste and fry.
  • Add chopped onions and the green chilli.
  • Saute till the onion begins to get transparent.
  • Now add the paneer cubes and mix well.
  • Add the tomatoes and tomato sauce.
  • Add garam masala,chilli powder and turmeric powder and mix well. 
  • Allow to cook for a min
  • Add salt and mix well.

Kadai Paneer is ready to be served!!!

Do not add salt at the beginning as the tomatoes will  start releasing water.
The vegetables should be cooked but yet be firm and not mushy .
Cook on a medium flame and do not stir too much.

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