restaurant style kadai paneer recipe | how to make kadai paneer recipe | kadhai paneer recipe

restaurant style kadai paneer recipe | how to make kadai paneer recipe | kadhai paneer recipe


restaurant style kadai paneer recipe | how to make kadai paneer recipe | kadhai paneer recipe with step by step process - kadai paneer is one of the popular paneer dish that is loved by almost everyone. kadai paneer is a north indian dish and is served in almost every restaurant. it is spicy, delicious and very easy to make paneer dish.


kadai paneer is a mouthwatering recipe made from paneer cooked in a spicy gravy made of onions, tomatoes, capsicum and traditional indian spices. it is one of the most popular indian curries and cooked throughout the world.

kadai paneer goes well with parathas, kulchas, rotis or naan. use my step by step recipe to cook restaurant style kadai paneer into your home kitchens and surprise your family and friends with this restaurant style kadai paneer.


ingredients for restaurant style kadai paneer :

ingredients for dry roast masala:

  • coriander seeds - 2 tsp
  • dried red chilli - 2
  • fennel seed (saunf) - 1 tsp
  • black pepper - ½ tsp
  • cumin seeds (jeera) - 1 tsp

ingredients for the gravy:

  • cottage cheese (paneer) - 200 grams
  • capsicum - 1 medium
  • onion - 3-4
  • tomato - 2-3
  • tomato puree - 1 cup (3 medium to large tomatoes, pureed in a blender)
  • green chilli - 1-2
  • ginger - 1 tsp (finely chopped)
  • garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • coriander seeds - 1 tsp
  • garam masala - 1 tsp
  • oil or butter - 4-5 tsp
  • red chili powder - ½ tsp
  • salt - to taste
  • dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) - 1 tsp
  • green coriander - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)


directions for restaurant style kadai paneer :

  • dry roast the coriander seeds, dried red chilli, fennel seed, black pepper and cumin seeds until nice aroma releases, for around 1-2 minutes over low flame. turn off the flame.

restaurant style kadai paneer recipe | how to make kadai paneer recipe | kadhai paneer recipe

  • once cooled, grind them into a fine powder. keep aside until required.
  • cut paneer in square cubes.
  • if you are using frozen paneer, then defrost it before cooking. places cubes in hot water for 7-8 minutes to keep them soft. drain them.
  • heat oil or butter in a pan and saute the paneer pieces till golden brown. soak them in 5 cups warm water for 10-15 minutes and drain. keep aside until required.
  • wash capsicum, remove seeds and cut in small cubical pieces. wash tomato and onion and cut in small cubical pieces. peel ginger, wash and grate it or chop finely.

restaurant style kadai paneer recipe | how to make kadai paneer recipe | kadhai paneer recipe

  • heat a pan with 2-3 tsp oil or butter. add 1 tsp coriander seeds and fry them for one minute. then add the chopped ginger and garlic paste. fry them until the raw smell disappears.
  • then add one finely chopped onion and saute till transparent.
  • now add 2 tsp grinded spices, red chilli and also add 1-2 chopped green chillies.
  • stir well and saute for few seconds.
  • now add finely chopped one tomato and fry them 2-3 minutes. then add tomato puree.
  • stir well and continue to saute till you see oil leaving the sides… about 9 to 10 minutes on a low flame.
  • add cubical pieces of capsicum, onion, tomato and saute them for some 8-10 minutes.
  • add salt and garam masala powder. mix these with the rest of the masala.
  • it's time to add the paneer and cook the paneer for 4 to 5 minutes in the masala.
  • lastly add kasuri methi and coriander leaves. mix and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • serve hot kadai paneer, garnished with coriander leaves. kadai paneer goes well with parathas, kulchas, rotis or naan.


recipe card for restaurant style kadai paneer :


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restaurant style kadai paneer recipe | how to make kadai paneer recipe | kadhai paneer recipe
 
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kadai paneer is one of the popular paneer dish that is loved by almost everyone. kadai paneer is a north indian dish and is served in almost every restaurant. it is spicy, delicious and very easy to make paneer dish.
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Recipe type: curry
Cuisine: indian
Serves: 4-5
Nutrition:
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories per serving: 256 cal
Fat per serving: 7 g
Ingredients :
  • coriander seeds - 2 tsp
  • dried red chilli - 2
  • fennel seed (saunf) - 1 tsp
  • black pepper - ½ tsp
  • cumin seeds (jeera) - 1 tsp
  • cottage cheese (paneer) - 200 grams
  • capsicum - 1 medium
  • onion - 3-4
  • tomato - 2-3
  • tomato puree - 1 cup (3 medium to large tomatoes, pureed in a blender)
  • green chilli - 1-2
  • ginger - 1 tsp (finely chopped)
  • garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • coriander seeds - 1 tsp
  • garam masala - 1 tsp
  • oil or butter - 4-5 tsp
  • red chili powder - ½ tsp
  • salt - to taste
  • dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) - 1 tsp
  • green coriander - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
Instructions :
  1. dry roast the coriander seeds, dried red chilli, fennel seed, black pepper and cumin seeds until nice aroma releases, for around 1-2 minutes over low flame. turn off the flame.
  2. once cooled, grind them into a fine powder. keep aside until required.
  3. cut paneer in square cubes.
  4. if you are using frozen paneer, then defrost it before cooking. places cubes in hot water for 7-8 minutes to keep them soft. drain them.
  5. heat oil or butter in a pan and saute the paneer pieces till golden brown. soak them in 5 cups warm water for 10-15 minutes and drain. keep aside until required.
  6. wash capsicum, remove seeds and cut in small cubical pieces. wash tomato and onion and cut in small cubical pieces. peel ginger, wash and grate it or chop finely.
  7. heat a pan with 2-3 tsp oil or butter. add 1 tsp coriander seeds and fry them for one minute. then add the chopped ginger and garlic paste. fry them until the raw smell disappears.
  8. then add one finely chopped onion and saute till transparent.
  9. now add 2 tsp grinded spices, red chilli and also add 1-2 chopped green chillies.
  10. stir well and saute for few seconds.
  11. now add finely chopped one tomato and fry them 2-3 minutes. then add tomato puree.
  12. stir well and continue to saute till you see oil leaving the sides… about 9 to 10 minutes on a low flame.
  13. add cubical pieces of capsicum, onion, tomato and saute them for some 8-10 minutes.
  14. add salt and garam masala powder. mix these with the rest of the masala.
  15. it's time to add the paneer and cook the paneer for 4 to 5 minutes in the masala.
  16. lastly add kasuri methi and coriander leaves. mix and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  17. serve hot kadai paneer, garnished with coriander leaves. kadai paneer goes well with parathas, kulchas, rotis or naan.




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