Kadhai Paneer is a very popular North Indian recipe made from paneer spiced with a melange of ingredients like kasoori methi, cheddar cheese, fresh cream.

Time: 45 minutes


  • 250 gm paneer
  • 5 tomato
  • 1 medium chopped into cubes capsicum ( green pepper)
  • 1/2 cube cheese-cheddar
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 2 medium chopped onion
  • 3 medium green chilli
  • 1 pinch kasoori methi powder
  • 1/4 cup fresh cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon powdered turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 3 tablespoon ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder


  • To make this easy recipe, heat ghee in a pan and add chopped onions. Pan fry the onions until aromatic and
  • light golden brown.
  • Grind tomatoes in a grinder to make puree and pour in the pan. Cook till masala leaves the sides of pan or ghee
  • floats around the sides.
  • Stir the mixture well and add ginger-garlic paste. Now add in the spices-red chilli powder, garam masala,
  • coriander and turmeric powder.
  • Add the cubed capsicum and the baby onions and some water to make smooth gravy. Cook for about 2 minutes.
  • Now add paneer and kasuri methi into the pan and let cook on a medium flame for another 4-5 minutes. Now,
  • stir in the cream gently.
  • Garnish with some green chillies and half a cube of grated cheese and serve hot with rumali rotis or naans.