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Kadai Paneer-Indian Cottage Cheese and Capsicum cooked in Tomato gravy !

Kadai or Kadhai refers to Indian wok.And today’s recipe Kadai Paneer is supposed to be cooked in a Kadai.This is a simple and tasty paneer dish cooked in spices and tomato.The additional flavor of capsicum (simla mirch) gives twist to the dish.On to the recipe.


400 gm Paneer diced into medium pieces
1 large capsicum diced (Better if you go for 3 colours of capsicum.Take portions of three)
2 large tomatoes,finely chopped
1 small piece of ginger,chopped finely
1 green chilly,sliced
4-6 garlic crushed
2 tsp kashmiri chilly powder
2 tsp coriander powder
3/4 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp kasuri methi powder
oil/ghee as required
salt,to taste
handful of chopped coriander to garnish


Heat oil in a kadai and roast the crushed garlic for one minute.Add ginger,green chilly and saute till the raw smell vanishes.Now add the capsicum pieces and coriander powder.Mix well and add the chopped tomatoes,chilly and garam masla powders to this.Saute well till this turn to  a thick paste.Add paneer pieces to this followed by kasuri methi and salt.Slowly mix and simmer for 5-8 minutes till the gravy thickens and oil clears on top.Finally sprinkle the chopped coriander and switch off the stove.Serve with Roti/chapathi.


21 comments on “Kadai Paneer-Indian Cottage Cheese and Capsicum cooked in Tomato gravy !

  1. Suja Manoj
    February 24, 2012

    Wow looks superb,tempts me a lots..love the flavors added,will t4ry this.


  2. faseela
    February 24, 2012

    wow….so tempting paneer recipe….

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  3. Roshu
    February 24, 2012

    Awesome presentation n clicks….interesting recipe


  4. Julie
    February 24, 2012

    Yummy yum ..perfect with chapathis!!

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  5. Sravs
    February 25, 2012

    Very tempting paneer !! yummy flavors !!

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  6. Vimitha Anand
    February 25, 2012
  7. Prathibha
    February 25, 2012

    I just love this curry..looks super delicious n yummm


  8. സുഭദ്ര
    February 25, 2012

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  9. Sonali Pradhan
    February 25, 2012

    wow…looks super duper yummy dear….seriously drooling over the pics 🙂



  10. MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!.
    February 26, 2012

    Luks fabulous. So delicious clicks n presentation Dear!..


  11. Vimitha Anand
    February 26, 2012

    U have a few awards waiting at my space. Do collect them dear…
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  12. Jay
    February 27, 2012

    looks yummmmmy…its simply mouthwatering..;P

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  13. Kalpana Sareesh
    February 27, 2012

    looks so yumm


  14. Chandrani
    February 27, 2012

    Kadai paneer looks so inviting and wonderful.

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  15. Bikramjit
    February 27, 2012

    as always drooling yummy yummy yummmyyyyyyyyyy thank you I just read a chicken recipe at a blog , this one and that one PERFECT MEAL 🙂



  16. Plateful
    February 28, 2012

    I'm no paneer fan, but these pictures are too tempting!!


  17. JishasKitchen
    March 1, 2012

    wow…this looks so tempting and perfect….love to have it with some hot chapathis….:)


  18. Gayathri NG
    March 1, 2012

    Looks fabulous and tempting curry, my fav too…


  19. Anzz
    March 1, 2012

    Looks delicious. yummy..!


  20. Priya dharshini
    March 1, 2012

    Yummy paneer…Nice clicks.


  21. Abarshini
    April 21, 2012

    I actually enjoyed reading through this posting.Many thanks.

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