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Kadai Paneer Masala Recipe

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins

Serves : 4


Paneer – 200 grams cubed

Butter – 2 tblspn

Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 1tsp

Onion – 1 large finely chopped

Ginger – 1 tblspn chopped finely

Garlic – 1 tblspn chopped finely

Capsicum / Bell pepper – 1/2 chopped finely

Tomatoes – 2 large pureed

Chilli Powder – 1 tsp

Pav Bhaji Masala – 1 tblspn

Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1/2 tsp

Salt to taste Sugar – 1 tsp

Kasuri Methi Leaves / Dried Fenugreek leaves – 1 tblspn

Water as needed

Coriander leaves a handful chopped finely


1. First soak the cubed paneer in a hot water for 15 minutes. Simultaneously boil the tomatoes to get puree. I microwaved it for 2 mins on high. You can boil on the stove top for  5 mins. Grind the tomatoes in a mixer once it become cool.

2. Chop the capsicum and onion in the cube size. Heat butter in a pan, add in cumin seeds and let them splatter.

3. Add in onions, salt and sugar. Adding sugar will make the onions crunchy. Saute till it gets golden.

4.  Add in ginger and garlic, capsicum to the onions.. Now saute it for a minute until aroma rises.

5. Add in tomato puree and cook till butter separates from the mix. Add in all the spice powders and mix well.

6. Add in water and bring it to a boil. Then add the tomato sauce and soy sauce to the mixture. while boiling

7. Add in paneer cubes and mix well. Add in kasuri methi leaves. Simmer this for few more mins.

8. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with roti/ naan/ chapathi. Enjoy.

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