Paneer is the most popular ingredient in almost all the households. Believe me, it is the most versatile also as one can make anything out of it and in any form from appetizers to main course to desserts just anything.
Kadhai Paneer is a spicy dish and is liked by one all... Try out this recipe which will leave you mesmerized with the taste.
4 Medium sized onions
4 Medium sized tomatoes
250 gms Paneer (cubed)
2-3 green chillies
4-5 cloves of garlic
1 cube of ginger
8-10 Cashew (paste)
Salt to taste
2 Khadi lal mirc
1 tsp jeera
1 tsp haldi
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp jeera powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp Food color (optional)
Cube the paneer and saute it in 1 tsp of oil. keep aside on a tissue paper to drain the excessive oil.
Skin the onions. then put them in a food processor along with the green chillies, ginger and garlic to form a paste. (use 3 of the onions)
Take a pan, put 2 tsp of oil, add in the jeera and the khadi lal mirch unless it starts cluttering. now add in the onion paste. saute it unless it turns light brown.
Puree the tomatoes and add it in the pan. Add in haldi, coriander powder, jeera powder, garam masala and food color. saute it unless the mixture leaves oil.
In the meanwhile take the remaining onion, tomato and capsicum cut them into pieces (big cubes). take a pan saute these vegetables in 1 tsp oil. and keep it aside.
Once the mixture (tomato+onions) starts leaving oil add in the cashew paste + the sauted vegetables (capsicum+onion+tomato). mix them well.
Let them cook for a while. add in water and the cubes of paneer +cream.
Simmer for 4-5 min unless u get the desired consistency of the gray.
Garnish it with fresh coriander leaves and some cream.
Serve it hot with naan, or tandoori rotis.