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Friday, 12 February 2010

Kadai Paneer

Kadai paneer is another spicy, simple and yet tasty dish. I often make this for Naan, paratha, roti or chapathi, and even for mixed rice like ghee rice, pulav rice etc. Now of our spice-india visitor requested for this recipe. So here i am posting the recipe for kadai paneer. So here is the recipe just for you.

Ingredients :

Paneer - 150 grms ( Chopped into small cubes)
Onion - 1 ( Chopped finely)
Coriander seeds - 1 tsp
Red dry chilly - 5 - 6
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Capsicum - red 1/2 and green colour 1/2chopped into cubes ( Optional)
Chilly powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt - To taste
Oil - 5 - 6 tsp ( And some to fry the paneer)

Masala items :

Clove - 2
Bay leaves - 1
cinnamon stick - 1 small piece

Preparation :

* First take a pan, add oil and add the chopped paneer and fry till golden brown. * Keep the paneer aside.
* Now in the same kadai, add the masala item and fry
* Then add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, and chopped onion and fry till golden brown.
* Then add the dry red chillies and fry for few mins.

* Then add the chopped capsicums and fry for few mins until they become soft and tender.
* Now add the fried paneer and mix well.

* Add the chilly powder and salt and mix well.
* Then add 1/2 cup of water and cook in medium flame until the oil starts to come out.

Hmmmmm, yummy and spicy kadai paneer is ready. Serve hot........