Kadai Paneer is a yummy spicy tomato based gravy.
  • Paneer, cubed - 2 cups
  • Capsicum -1
  • Onion -1(large)
  • Green chillies -3
  • 3-4 pods of garlic, crushed
  • 1" piece of ginger, crushed (or 1tsp ginger garlic paste)
  • 1 tomato, pureed
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste (or another pureed tomato)
  • A  pinch of kasuri methi / dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp jeera / cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves to garnish
  • Grind the onion along with the green chillies.
  • Take a Kadai(saucepan) and  Heat oil and fry this paste for 2-3 mins.
  • Then add the chilli powder, turmeric, jeera, coriander powder and crushed ginger and garlic (or ginger garlic paste) and mix well, frying for another minute.
  • To this, add the tomato paste and pureed tomato. Fry for another 4-5 minutes until the mixture comes together and the oil begins to separate.
  • Next add the capsicum and kasoori methi, with some salt. Fry for 2-3 mins, until the capsicum is cooked well.
  • Finally add the cubed paneer and mix gently until well combined. Simmer for 2 mins and remove from fire.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis/chapatis.
Preparation Time: 45 minutes