Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Kadai Paneer ( Indian cottage cheese recipe)

Kadai paneer is one of the most popular Indian cottage cheese curry/gravy dish prepared in a spicy tomato and onion based gravy in a cooking time of 25 minutes using a kadai. Kadai paneer is perfect with any Indian breads and pulao rice. A recommended dish with naan and roti. Try this  paneer curry/gravy recipe and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Paneer                                                    500 gms.
Sliced onion                                            1½ cup
Bay leaf                                                   2 nos.
Dry red chilli whole                                   3 nos.
Garlic paste                                             1 tsp.
Ginger paste                                            1 tsp.
Crushed coriander seeds                          2 tsps.
Tomato puree                                          ¾ cup
Red chili powder                                     1 tsp.
Garam masala powder                             1 tsp.
Oil                                                           2 tsps.
Salt                                                          To taste


1. Cut Paneer into triangles and keep aside.
2. Heat oil in a Kadai, add dry red chilli, coriander powder, bayleaf and then add
sliced onion, sauté onion till golden brown in color, and crisp.
3. Add Ginger Paste, Garlic Paste, stir and add tomato puree, cook for few
4. Then add red chili powder, coriander powder and salt mix well. Add ½ cup
water if required.
5. Add Paneer and cook until coated with thick gravy.
6. Serve hot, garnished with lightly roasted crushed coriander seeds


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