Monday, September 10, 2012

Kadai Paneer



Kadai Paneer is a tomato based paneer gravy. I love kadai paneer and can have it with any thing. The bell peper/capsicum which is used in this recipe gives a unique test.


RECIPE:

Cooking Time: 20-25 mins
Preparation Time: 10-15 mins
Serve: 2-3
Cuisine: North Indian


Ingredients:

Paneer: 200 grms
Onion: 1 medium(finely chopped)
Tomato: 3 medium(finely chopped)
Capsicum: 1 small(de-seeded  and diced)
Coriander seed: 1/2 tsp(crushed)
Ginger garlic paste: 1 tsp
Turmeric pwd: 1/4 tsp
Chilli pwd: 1/3 tsp
Coriander pwd:  1/2 tsp
Bay leaf: 2
Cloves: 2
Salt to taste
Oil: 2 tbsp


Method:


  1. Heat 1-2 tsp oil in pan and saute paneer for a min.
  2. Heat 1-2 tsp oil in kadai, add bay leaf, cloves, coriander seed and saute for few sec;
  3. Add ginger garlic paste and cook for half min then add onion and saute till onion turns light brown in color.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes , turmeric pwd, coriender pwd, chilli pwd and salt and cook till tomatoes is soft.
  5. Add the capsicum and cook for 1-2 mins, then add paneer and mix well .
  6. Add little water and cook for another 3-4 mins.
Note:

Transfer paneer to warm water after saute, this will keep paneer soft.


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