Kadahi Paneer – in a Jiffy

Well this time the cook didn’t turn-up and I wanted to make something very special looking without making a lot of effort for our lunch.

And I cooked up Kadahi Paneer My version..  With phulkas to go

For Dry grind you need

Coriander seeds – 3 tablespoon

Black peppercorns – 1 teaspoon

Cumin Seeds – 2 teaspoons

Dry Red Chilies – 2 or 3

Dry Roast all Spices and Grind them. Keep Aside

This will give quantity enough for 3 to 4 batches serving 2 people.


Green Capsicum deseeded and cut in cubes – 1 cup

Onions – 1 roughly chopped

Tomatoes – 1 roughly chopped

Cubed Paneer – 1 cup

Dry Grind Masala – 1 tablespoon

Kashmiri lal mirch and Salt to taste.

Heat Oil in a pan. Add few cumin seeds and let it splutter.

Add onion and sauté till golden brown.

Add tomatoes and sauté for 1 min

Add the dry grind Masala

Add Kashmiri Red chili powder, Salt and turmeric. Now sauté the gravy till oil separates.

Stir in Capsicum and Cook for 1 min with lid

Add Paneer and stir very lightly. Put the lid on.

Remove the lid and add enough water so that everything comes together.

Remove off the gas. Serve with Steamed rice or simple phulkas

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