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Karahi Paneer Recipe

Karahi Paneer Punjabi Recipe

karahi paneer recipe


  • 2 cups paneer, cubed,
  • Half a capsicum / green bell pepper, cubed,
  • 1 large onion,
  • 2 green chillies,
  • 3-4 pods of garlic, crushed,
  • 1″ piece of ginger, crushed (or 1tsp ginger garlic paste),
  • 1 tomato, pureed,
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste (or another pureed tomato),
  • A generous pinch of kasuri methi / dried fenugreek leaves,
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder,
  • A pinch of turmeric powder,
  • 1/2 tsp jeera / cumin seeds,
  • 1 tsp coriander powder / dhania powder / malli podi (I add a little more than this),
  • 2 tsp oil,
  • Salt to taste,
  • Chopped coriander leaves to garnish.


Heat oil in the handi, add whole red chilli, pounded coriander, cumin and aniseed, cook till it crackles.
Then add red capsicum, yellow capsicum and green capsicum, sauté for two minutes.Then add ginger garlic paste, chopped tomato, degi chilli powder, coriander powder and salt, sauté till tomato becomes a pulp and is well done.
Put in the cubes of cottage cheese, cumin powder, kasoori methi and garam masala, saute for two minutes.Remove the handi from the flame and serve hot after garnishing with chopped coriander and ginger juliennes.

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