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Kadai Paneer

Updated: Oct 21, 2020

Deliciously spiced Kadai Paneer easy to make for a flavourful meal.



1 tbsp cooking oil

350 gm paneer

¼ tsp salt

¼ tsp red chili

½ cup onions

½ cup bell peppers

3 tbsp cooking oil

2 bay leaves

2 small cinnamon sticks

1 tsp red chili

1 tsp coriander

¼ tsp turmeric

3 tbsp cream

½ tsp garam masala


1 tbsp cooking oil

1 tsp cumin

2 cardamom

3 cloves

5-6 peppercorn

½ cup onion

2 small chopped tomato

¼ tsp salt

1 tsp garlic paste

1 tsp ginger paste

¼ cup of water


1. Cut paneer into cubes and stir in cooking oil with salt and red chili powder

2. Once light-golden, remove from heat

3. Add onion petals, bell pepper and stir until light-golden then remove from heat

4. Temper cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves, and peppercorn in cooking oil

5. Stir in onion petals and chopped tomato

6. Add salt, garlic, and ginger paste

7. Cook until soft then add water and blend using a handheld food processor to make a paste

8. In a pan, add cooking oil, bay leaves, cinnamon sticks, red chili, coriander, turmeric, and salt to taste

9. Sauté for 4-5 minutes then cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat with the lid on

10. Add cream, vegetables and cook for 2 minutes on low heat with the lid on

11. Add paneer and garam masala

12. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander

13. Ready to Enjoy!


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