Kadai Paneer Recipe


250 gms Cottage Cheese
2 Tbsp –Oil
¼ Teaspoon- Cumin Seeds
10 gms- Garlic (Chopped)
3 Nos Green chillies, chopped
30 gms – Chopped Onions-optional
60 gms – Chopped Tomatoes
1 No – Green Capsicum

½ Teaspoon – Coriander powder
½ Teaspoon- Degi mirch powder
To taste Salt
Kadai Masala-
½ Teaspoon Coriander, crushed
1/8 Teaspoon cumin seeds, crushed
1/8 Teaspoon Fennel, crushed
¼ Teaspoon Chilli flakes
100 gms – Tomato puree
40 gms – Cashew nut paste
10 gms – Butter
15 ml – Cream
Green chilli
Ginger julienne
Coriander sprig


1. Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds, when it crackles, add garlic, and cook for a minute.
2. Add chopped onions, and sauté till golden brown.
3. Add chopped tomatoes, and cook till tomatoes are soft. . Add capsicum and sauté for another2 minutes.
4. Add dry spices – coriander powder, degi mirch powder, salt and kadai masala, and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Now add tomato puree, green chilli and cashewnut paste. Mix well and cook for two minutes.
5. Then add paneer and cook another for few minutes.
6. Adjust the seasoning, and finish with butter, cream and chopped coriander.
7. Serve hot garnished with green chilli, ginger julienne and coriander sprig.


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