Thursday, January 24, 2013



  1. Paneer -cubed-1 cup
  2. Onion -chopped -1 no
  3. Garlic -chopped-1/2 tsp
  4. Ginger -chopped-1 tsp
  5. Green chilies -chopped-1 or 2 nos (according to taste)
  6. Tomato-finely chopped-2 nos
  7. Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Coriander powder-2 tsp
  9. Kashmiri chili powder- 1 tsp
  10. Cumin powder-1/4 tsp
  11. Garam masala -3/4 tsp
  12. Capsicum ,diced-1/2 of a medium sized 
  13. Water-1/2 cup
  14. Kasuri methi (dried fenugreek leaves)-1 generous pinch
  15. Salt to taste
  16. Oil


  • Soak paneer cubes in hot water until required.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add onion,garlic,ginger and green chilies.Saute until onion turns translucent.
  • Add chopped tomato and cook until tomato turns mushy.
  • Now add turmeric,coriander,kashmiri chili,cumin ,garam masala powder and salt to taste, cook until oil separates. (or until the masala leaves the sides of the pan, in case you are using less oil)
  • Add diced capsicum and cook for  1 or 2 minutes.
  • Pour water and mix well.Bring it to just under a boil and add the drained paneer cubes and mix gently.
  • Cover and cook for  4 to 5  minutes on medium low flame or until gravy thickens.
  • Add crushed kasuri methi,stir gently and switch off the stove.Cover and keep aside for few minutes,before serving.

Note: You can also shallow fry the paneer cubes if required.

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