Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer: It is different from the other Paneer Recipes and stays favorite for most of the Vegetarian Recipes. Here is how to cook the tasty restaurant style Kadai Paneer Recipe:

Kadai Paneer Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • Coriander Seeds – 2 tablespoons
  • Red Chilies – 3 to 4
  • Cashew nuts – 6
  • Onions – 2 Large (Cubed) and a medium cubed and layer separated
  • Tomatoes – 2 Large Chopped
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  • Red Chili Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Kasuri Methi – 1/4 tsp
  • Ginger Julienne – 1 tsp
  • Coriander Leaves – Handful Chopped
  • Paneer – 250 grams
  • Capsicum – 1/2 cup chopped

Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer:

Take a blender and add the coriander seeds along with the red chilies. It is the main ingredient for the Kadai Masala.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Blend it to a coarse or fine powder to suit your taste. Once done, set it aside.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Now Heat a pan with little oil on a high flame. Add the cubed onions and cashew and saute them until they turn golden in color.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Add the tomatoes and fry them until it turns mushy and soft. Add salt during this process.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Once it is cooked, set it aside and cool them.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Add the cooled onion-tomato mixture to a blender jar.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Blend it to smooth paste without adding water to it.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

In a pan, heat a tablespoon of oil. Add the capsicum and onions and toss them frequently.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Now add the paneer and toss it for 60 to 90 seconds. Do not let the paneer to turn hard. Once done, keep it aside.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

In the same pan, add another tablespoon if oil and saute a teaspoon of ginger garlic paste until the raw smell goes off.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Now add the Kadai masala blended earlier to this pan and saute them.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Once they give out a nice aroma, add the tomato onion puree.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Fry them for a couple of minutes and add a half teaspoon of garam masala along with a teaspoon of red chili powder.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Mix them well and fry for 2 minutes.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Add about 3/4 cup of water and stir well.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Allow the gravy to boil and in the end add a teaspoon of Kasuri methi.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Now add the sauteed paneer, onion and capsicum that was set aside earlier. Switch off the stove.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Mix well and garnish with ginger Juliennes and chopped coriander leaves. Transfer it to a bowl.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

Once everything is done, allow it to rest for at least 15 minutes. It makes the paneer to absorb the gravy. Serve it along with Roti or Rice.

Kadai Paneer Recipe | Restaurant Style Kadai Paneer

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