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Kadai paneer
By : J Sharmilee
Category : Daals and curries, Paneer
Servings : 4
Time Taken : 30-45 mins
Rating :
  1. Dry roast coriander seeds and red chillies seperately and grind it with tomato to a fine paste.
  2. Heat half a tsp of oil, add cubed paneer and toast it until it turns golden brown.
  3. Transfer the toasted paneer to hot water for 5mins, drain and keep aside (this is to retain the softness of the paneer).
  4. Heat remaining oil in a pan, add green chillies and ginger garlic paste saute for a minute.
  5. Then add onions, tomato cubes and saute till raw smell leaves and onions turn slightly browned.
  6. Then add the tomato puree (with coriander seeds and red chillies ground).
  7. Add chilli powder, garam masala powder and dhania powder, give a quick stir.
  8. Add kasoori methi , Next add the capsicum and saute till its cooked but retain its crunchiness dont let it become very soft. Add 1/4 cup water and allow it to boil and thicken.
  9. Once it reaches semi gravy consistency, add the paneer cubes mix well.
  10. Add chopped coriander leaves, give a quick stir and switch off.

Tip: Dry roasted coriander seeds and red chillies can be coarsely powdered separtely and added too.

Recipe: Sharmis Passions

1 cup - paneer, cubed
1 - capsicum, cubed
2 tbsp - tomatoes, cubed
1 - onion, chopped finely
1 tsp - red chilli powder
1 tsp - garam masala powder
1/2 tsp - coriander powder
1 tsp - ginger garlic paste
1 tsp - kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
2 tbsp - oil
1 - green chillies, choppedv 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, chopped
Salt to taste

For grinding:
2 - tomatoes
1.5 tsp - coriander seeds
1 - red chillies

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