Indian cuisine is popular across the world for its rich flavours and an extensive use of spices, especially in the luscious curries. Be it the succulent non-vegetarian curries or the rich and creamy vegetarian ones, Indian curries never cease to impress us. And just like chicken and mutton curries that have a huge fan base, a luscious paneer curry is loved by many, both non-vegetarians and vegetarians.
Paneer is quite a staple in an Indian party menu. Its versatility can be seen on the table with starters such as paneer tikka and paneer cutlets winning hearts of many. And in main course, we can't even finish the list that has exotic dishes from butter paneer to paneer pasanda. One such amazing paneer dish that we cannot stop drooling over is the delicious Kadhai Paneer. Yes, the vegetarian cousin of Kadhai chicken, Kadhai Paneer comes with an irresistible flavours and rich curry made with an extensive use of spices and herbs. It is one of the most ordered dishes in north Indian restaurants!
And the best part about this dish is that you can easily prepare it at home. Here is a simple kadhai paneer recipe that you can cook at home in no more than 30 minutes! Yes, you read that right!
(Also Read: 6 Quick And Delicious Paneer Recipes For Dinner)
Kadhai Paneer Recipe
In this recipe, cumin seeds and bay leaves are let to splutter in hot oil before sauteeing with ginger paste. Spices such as turmeric, salt, garam masala, red pepper and the coriander powder are stir-fried with curd till the fat separates and deep-fried paneer cubes are combined with the masala along with green chillies. That's it; piping hot Kadhai paneer will be ready before you know it!
Find the full recipe of kadhai paneer here.
Perfect for dinner parties at home, kadhai paneer can go well with tandoori naan, chapati or steamed rice.
Try it at home and let us know your experience in the comments section below.
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