Paneer Capsicum Stir-fry


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Paneer Capsicum Stir-fry

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paneer capsicum stir fry is quick fix fare which needs no accompaniment. Learn how to make Indian style paneer stir fry.

Stir fried capsicum and paneer, a great combination of paneer and capsicum stir fried with other vegetables and Indian herbs to give that special taste.

A perfect combination of veggies like crunchy capsicum and juicy tomatoes with succulent paneer makes Indian style paneer stir fry. The colourful blend of this trio is worth serving as a daily fare and for parties as well.

To make paneer capsicum stir fry, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic paste and sauté on a slow flame for a few seconds. Add the capsicum, chilli paste and coriander seeds and sauté on a slow flame for 1 minute. Add the green chillies and ginger and sauté again for a few seconds. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Add the kasuri methi and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute. Finally, add the paneer, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

The use of coriander seeds, garlic paste, ginger and fenugreek leaves lends a truly Indian touch to this paneer bell pepper stir fry. Enjoy this satiating stir fry hot with a bowl of healthy soup like Vegetable and Basil Soup to square up a healthy dinner.

This stir fried capsicum and paneer is a magic potion for your bones. Brimming with protein, phosphorus and calcium, it aids in bone strengthening. The protein will also nourish the cells of the body. Capsicum, on the other hand, is a good source of Vitamin C . Paired with lycopene from tomatoes, the two antioxidants together help to reduce inflammation in the body and protect the heart.

Tips for paneer capsicum stir fry. 1. Use fresh and soft paneer and not dry paneer for this recipe. Dry paneer will break while cooking. 2. Use a broad non stick pan to make this stir fry. It is best to saute veggies. 3. Roast the capsicum for not more than a minute, else it will lose its crunch.

Enjoy paneer capsicum stir fry recipe | stir fried capsicum and paneer | Indian style paneer stir fry | paneer bell pepper stir fry | with recipe below.

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Paneer Capsicum Stir-fry recipe - How to make Paneer Capsicum Stir-fry

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings (3 serving )
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Ingredients

For Paneer Capsicum Stir-fry
2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1/2 cup capsicum , cut into thin strips
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1/2 tsp chilli paste
1 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds , coarsely crushed
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
3/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
salt to taste

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
Method
For paneer capsicum stir-fry

    For paneer capsicum stir-fry
  1. To make paneer capsicum stir-fry, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic paste and sauté on a slow flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the capsicum, chilli paste and coriander seeds and sauté on a slow flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the green chillies and ginger and sauté again for a few seconds.
  4. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the kasuri methi and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Finally, add the paneer, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  7. Serve the paneer capsicum stir-fry hot garnished with coriander.

Accompaniments

Broccoli and Capsicum Hakka Noodles 
Rice Noodles 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy339 cal
Protein13.5 g
Carbohydrates10 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat27.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium5.7 mg

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Paneer Capsicum Stir-fry
5
 on 29 Aug 20 03:20 PM


Nice recipe! Loved it!!
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24 Sep 20 09:02 AM
Paneer Capsicum Stir-fry
5
 on 13 Jun 18 01:10 AM


Very nice and easy
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13 Jun 18 09:04 AM
Paneer Capsicum Stir-fry
5
 on 25 Jan 13 12:36 PM


Paneer and capsicum for a good healthy and tasty combo.