Kadai Paneer ( Rotis and Subzis)


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Kadai Paneer (  Rotis and Subzis)

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Here is one popular recipe that is there on almost every indian restaurant’s menu, all over the world! deep-fried paneer in tomato-based gravy, you can opt to make this mild or spicy as per your taste. However, try not to omit the capsicum and kasuri methi, because their sharp flavours complement the paneer very well.

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Kadai Paneer ( Rotis and Subzis) recipe - How to make Kadai Paneer ( Rotis and Subzis)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For The Basic Kadhai Gravy
10 whole dry red kashmiri chillies , broken into pieces
1 tbsp coriander (dhania) seeds
2 1/2 tbsp oil
2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
2 1/2 cups finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup tomato puree
1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
1 tsp garam masala
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 1/2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) , cut into 37 mm. (1 1/2") cubes
oil for deep-frying
1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
1/2 cup finely sliced capsicum
salt to taste
a pinch of sugar
1/2 cup fresh cream

For The Garnish
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
Method
For the basic kadhai gravy

  1. Combine the red chillies and coriander seeds and dry roast on a hot non-stick tava (griddle), for 30 seconds
  2. Remove and keep aside to cool.
  3. Blend in a mixer to a fine powder and keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  5. Add the prepared red chilli-coriander seeds powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  6. Add the green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for another 30 seconds.
  7. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 to 12 minutes or till the oil separates, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Mash it a little using a potato masher.
  9. Add the tomato purée, dried fenugreek leaves, garam masala, salt and approx. 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the paneer pieces a few at a time, till they turn light brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper and place in lukewarm water for 10 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for approx. 3 to 4 minutes or till they turn translucent.
  3. Add the kadhai gravy, coriander-cumin seeds powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and dried fenugreek leaves and sauté on a medium flame for another minute.
  4. Add the capsicum and 1 cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  5. Add the paneer, salt and sugar, mix well and cook on a slow flame for another 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the cream and mix well.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Accompaniments

Chana Dal Paratha 
Cheesy Cauliflower Paratha 
Curried Paratha 
Green Pea and Carrot Paratha 
Jalebi Paratha 
Lachha Paratha, How To Make Lachha Paratha 
Masala Paneer Naan ( Roti and Subzis) 
Paneer and Spinach Parathas ( Satvik Recipes) 
Paneer Paratha, Jain Paneer Paratha Recipe 
Pressure Cooker Naan, Naan with Yeast 
Spinach Stuffed Parathas 
Tandoori Naan 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy379 cal
Protein8.9 g
Carbohydrates11.1 g
Fiber2.2 g
Fat33.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A891.1 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.3 mg
Vitamin B2-0.5 mg
Vitamin B30 mg
Vitamin C42.5 mg
Folic Acid36.1 mcg
Calcium332.6 mg
Iron0.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium24 mg
Potassium211.8 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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Reviews

Kadai Paneer ( Rotis and Subzis)
5
 on 24 Jun 17 09:04 PM


this is sooo awesome and yummy.. enjoyed cooking too. family was so happy and so am I.. thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Ashwini, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
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26 Jun 17 10:06 AM
Kadai Paneer ( Rotis and Subzis)
5
 on 24 Jun 17 08:58 PM


tried this today and it''s yummy
Kadai Paneer ( Rotis and Subzis)
5
 on 04 Mar 17 07:09 AM


Awesome
Kadai Paneer ( Rotis and Subzis)
5
 on 13 Sep 15 07:28 PM


Have tried this. Awesome rich taste. Today I shall try another lesser spicy (ghee, no malai) recipe for kadhai paneer mentioned on this website.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Abhishek. Please keep posting your valuable feedback.
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14 Sep 15 09:23 AM
Kadai Paneer
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 on 01 Jul 12 12:40 PM


Kadai Paneer
5
 on 21 Sep 11 10:19 PM


Very good recipe. Have made it many times! -Nazema.
Kadai Paneer
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 on 30 Aug 11 01:44 PM


Kadai Paneer
5
 on 16 Jul 11 09:19 PM