Kadai Paneer (paneer sabzi) is a very popular north Indian dish liked by most people the family wherever going to the restaurant this is one of the most common dishes ordered in a restaurant. It is spicy and delicious and best to serve with naan or rumali roti. Here we learn how to make a restaurant-style Kadai Paneer recipe.
Ingredients: to Prepared Kadai paneer masala
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 tsp coriander seeds
- 15 dry black peppers
- 3 Kashmiri red chilies, dried
Ingredients: for paneer Puree:
- 2 tsp oil
- 1-inch ginger, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
- 15 cashews
- ½ tsp turmeric powder
- ¾ tsp chili powder
- salt to taste
- water as required to blend
Ingredients: for Paneer kadai:
- 3/4 tsp oil
- ½ onion, cubed
- ½ capsicum, cubed
- salt to taste
- ½ cup water, or as required
- 9 Paneers, cubes
- ½ tsp garam masala
- ½ tsp kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves, crushed
- 3 tbsp cream
kadai masala recipe:
- firstly, in a kadai, dry roast coriander seeds and 2-3 dry red chilies 1 tsp cumin seeds, 15-20 black peppers and until slightly browned and a nice aroma starts to come.
- Grind to make a slightly coarse powder
Puree recipe (tomato-onion):
Heat oil in a pan roast ginger and garlic, Add onion and fry till translucent.
Add tomato puree and tomato and fry for 2-3 minutes.
- now add few cashews and fry again.
- also add turmeric, chilli powder, and salt.
- lastly, cool completely and blend to smooth puree.
paneer kadai recipe:
- in a kadai, heat 3 tsp of oil and fry cubed onions and capsicum.
- now add blended tomato-onion puree and get to a boil for 2 minutes.
- add 2-3 tsp of prepared kadai masala.
- add required salt and water.
- cook covered for 5 minutes.
- now add paneer and mix gently.
- furthermore, add garam masala, kasuri methi and cream.
- finally, serve kadai paneer hot with garlic naan or chapathi.
Tips to note:
- Keep paneer immersed in hot water until before you cook.
- Cook capsicum without changing its crunchiness.ginger and garlic
- You can add in the piece of ginger.Use one tsp.
- You can also add cubed tomatoes.