Kadai Paneer Recipe / How to make Kadai Paneer

Kadai Paneer is a delicious, tasty recipe from North India. Kadai Paneer Recipe is one of the most common dish available and ordered in restaurants. Try this good vegetarian side dish at your home.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time:  15 – 20 minutes

Servings:  3 – 4 persons

Main Ingredients:  Paneer (Cottage Cheese)

Cuisine: North Indian

Course / Category: Vegetarian, Side Dish

Tag: Paneer Recipes


Paneer / Cottage Cheese: 250 gms

Onion: 2 numbers (medium diced)

Green Chilly: 2 numbers

Tomato: 2 numbers (medium)

Ginger Garlic paste: 1 tablespoon

Fresh Cream: 100 gm

Bay Leaf: 1 number

Cinnamon: 1 number

Clove: 1 number

Green cardamom: 1 number

Kashmiri red chilly powder: 1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder: ½ teaspoon

Coriander leaves: ½ cup

Salt: as required

Method to Prepare Kadai Paneer Recipe

1. Cut paneer into medium cubes.

2. Heat pan add 1 tablespoon oil & fry paneer cubes & fry for 5 minutes.

3. Keep aside. Add remaining oil to pan then add bay leaf, cinnamon, green cardamom, clove & sauté well.

4. To this add diced onion to it sauté for few minutes.

5. Add ginger garlic paste & sauté till raw smell goes.

6. Add diced tomato & cook till tomatoes become soft.

7. Add turmeric powder, kashmiri red chilly, coriander powder & salt, sauté well till raw smell of masala goes.

8. Add chopped coriander leaves & sauté. Then add paneer pieces to it & mix well.

9. In this mix  add fresh cream & cook on low flame for 10-15 minutes.

10. Saute in between. When done serve with chappati, Naan, Puri

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