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Kadai Paneer (Cottage Cheese on the Wok!)

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“From the 'Thursday' magazine.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To begin with, cut the paneer into equal-sized thin lengthwise pieces.
  2. Next, peel and chop the onions.
  3. Grind them to a fine paste.
  4. Cut the ginger into juliennes (long-thin strips).
  5. Heat ghee or oil in a wok.
  6. Add the cumin seeds.
  7. Allow to sizzle briefly.
  8. Add the finely cut capsicum pieces.
  9. Fry for 2 minutes.
  10. Add the onion paste.
  11. Stir-fry for 3 minutes.
  12. Add the garlic paste and stir-fry again for another 3-4 minutes.
  13. Add the ginger pieces, tomato paste, chilli powder, turmeric powder and corriander powder.
  14. Fry till the ghee or oil comes out.
  15. Add salt.
  16. Mix, add in the paneer pieces.
  17. Keep mixing till the panner pieces are coated with the masala (gravy mixture).
  18. Add a cup of water.
  19. Stir in.
  20. Garnish with finely chopped corriander leaves.
  21. Serve hot with rice or Indian flatbreads.

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