How to make Kadai Paneer | Popular Restaurant Style Karahi Paneer Recipe | Indian Restaurant Style Spicy Cottage Cheese Recipe with Stepwise images
I'm back with one more paneer recipe. Sharing restaurant style recipe with stepwise images. Kadai Paneer aka Karahi Paneer - An Indian vegetarian dish made of cottage cheese, onions, capsicum, tomatoes and a blend of Indian spices.
Kadai Paneer is the most popular paneer recipe and perhaps the most ordered paneer dishes in Indian Restaurants..
Karahi is a Hindi word, it means a thick, deep bowl shaped frying pan with two round loop shaped handles.
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⚫Preparation time 5-10 minutes
⚫cook time 15-20 minutes
⚫250 grams paneer
⚫One medium onion
⚫2tsp ginger, garlic green chilly paste.
⚫1tsp garam masala powder
⚫3-4 tsp kadai masala powder
⚫2 tsp red chilly powder
⚫salt to taste
⚫1 tbsp cooking oil
☑For Kadai Masala Powder
⚫2tbsp coriander seeds
⚫2 Kashmiri red chillies
⚫1tsp cumin seeds
⚫1tsp fennel seeds
⚫½tsp black pepper
⚫½ tsp Kasuri Methi (Dried fenugreek leaves)
✔Step 1 Prepare Kadai Masala powder
◾Combine all the ingredients mentioned below for kadai Masala in a fry pan and dry roast on slow flame for a minute or two.
◾Allow it to cool down and then transfer it to mixer grinder jar, use pulse button and blend it for 12-15 seconds and make a coarse powder...
◾Keep it aside until called for..
✔Step 2 Vegetable Cutting
◾Paneer Cut into cubes
◾capsicum Cut into cubes
◾Tomatoes - one tomato, cut into cubes and remaining two - finely chopped or puree it
◾Onion Cut into cubes
◾ginger garlic, finely chopped or make a paste
✔Step 3 Cooking time
◾Heat oil in a heavy bottomed frying pan or wok.
◾Add 1tsp kadai masala powder.. Stir fry for 10-15 seconds..
◾Add tomato puree, cook it on medium to high flame for 3-5 minutes.
◾Add ginger, garlic and green chilies . Mix well saute again for a min or two.
◾Add chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste... mix it well...
◾Now add tomato, capsicum and onion cubes and saute for a minute or two.
◾Add paneer cubes and garam masala powder... Mix it gently.
◾ Lastly sprinkle kadai masala powder.. Stir gently and serve hot with roti or naan..