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Chettinad Kadai Paneer Recipe

Delicious and spicy chettinad kadai paneer recipe which has roasted spices in them. This dish taste amazing with roti or naan.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
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Course: Main
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 servings
Aarthi
Author: Aarthi

Ingredients

  • Paneer - 200 grams cubed
  • Oil - 3 tblsp
  • Onion - 1 large cubed
  • Capsicum - 1 large cubed
  • Tomato Puree - 2 large pureed
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Kasuri methi leaves Dried fenugreek leaves - 1 tblsp

FOR ROASTING & GRINDING:

  • Coriander Seeds - 1.5 tblsp
  • Dry Red Chillies - 5
  • Fennel Seeds / Saunf / Sombu - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon / Pattai - 1 small piece
  • Black Pepper - 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp

Instructions

  • Roast whole spices till golden on low flame. Cool it. Grind to a fine powder.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add onion and capsicum and saute for a min.
  • Add in tomato puree and mix well. Cook till oil separates.
  • Add salt and sugar and mix well.
  • Add spice powders and mix well. Saute for 2 mins.
  • Add in water and boil it.
  • Add paneer and mix well. Simmer for 5 mins.
  • Add garam masala powder and fenugreek leaves and mix well.
  • Serve.
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