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paneer capsicum recipe | paneer capsicum curry masala | paneer gravy

easy paneer capsicum recipe | paneer capsicum curry masala | paneer gravy
Course curry
Cuisine north indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for spice mix:

  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp fennel / saunf

for curry:

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 15 cube paneer / cottage cheese
  • 10 cube capsicum
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 bay leaf / tej patta
  • 4 cloves / lavang
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 3 pods cardamom / elachi
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp mint / pudina chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 4 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • ¾ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp curd / yogurt whisk
  • 2 tbsp cashew paste
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp cream
  • ¼ tsp garam masala

Instructions

  • firstly in a large kadai heat 1 tbsp butter saute spices.
  • furthermore, add 1 onion, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, 2 tbsp mint, 2 tbsp coriander leaves and saute well.
  • transfer the spice mix along with ¼ tsp turmeric, ¾ tsp chilli powder and ¾ tsp salt.
  • saute until the spices turn aromatic.
  • now add 1 tomato and saute till they turn soft and mushy.
  • furthermore, add 2 tbsp curd and 2 tbsp cashew paste.
  • mix till the oil is released from masala paste.
  • add 1 cup water and adjust consistency.
  • now add fried paneer and capsicum, mix gently.
  • add cream, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • finally, serve paneer capsicum curry with roti / naan.