Cottage Cheese,

Kadai Paneer

December 10, 2013 Motions and Emotions 8 Comments

Kadai Paneer is a popular recipe of Paneer which we often order in restaurant. Instead of eating Kadai Paneer at restaurant we can make it at our home kitchen. Preparation of Kadai Paneer is quite easy and can be served with any Indian Bread. Few days back I prepared Kadai Paneer and the result was quite satisfactory. Here I am sharing the recipe of Kadai Paneer for all my readers.

Kadai Paneer


Paneer (cottage cheese) - cut into 1 inch cubes 200 grams

Capsicum - 1 cup, Cut in diced shape

Bay leaf - 1

Cloves -  1

Cinnamon - 1 inch piece

Dried red chilli  - 1

Coriander seeds,crushed - 1 teaspoon

Onion ,sliced -  1 medium

Ginger - 1 inch piece julienned

Garlic  - 2 to 3 cloves crushed

Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon

Coriander powder - 1 teaspoon

Tomato -  2 medium , finely chopped

Kasuri methi leaves (dry & crushed) - 1 teaspoon

Salt  to taste

Sugar - 1/2 teaspoon

Refined oil


1. Heat oil in a pan and add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon, red chillies, broken into two, crushed garlic, julienned ginger and coarsely crushed coriander seeds. Mix the spices well and add onion, sauté for a 2 minutes.

2. Next add coriander powder, red chilli powder, Capsicum and tomatoes. Cook over high heat till the oil separates.

3. Now add paneer pieces, salt, sugar and half a cup of water. Cook, covered, over low heat for five minutes. Add kasuri methi leaves and serve this delicious dish with roti, naan or paratha.


  1. Kadaai paneer looks tempting, thanks for sharing :)

  2. Super delectable kadai paneer. Can have the full bowl, lovely textured.

  3. this is something simple and special Kadai paneer....lovely recipe..

  4. authentic recipe. looks delicious dear!

  5. Loveable combination of ingredients for the lovable flavours. This is like a classic dish which goes so well with rice for our daily meal.


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