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Kadai Paneer Gravy is a popular Indian curry made of Paneer cubes cooked in a spicy & aromatic onion tomato gravy and flavored with spices.

Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe

Kadai Paneer Gravy is a popular Indian curry made of Paneer cubes cooked in a spicy & aromatic onion tomato gravy and flavored with spices.
4.80 from 138 votes

Recipe Info

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 5
Category Main Course
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 18g

Ingredients For Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe
  

  • 250 gm Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese)
  • 2 Medium Sized Onions
  • 4-5 Large Tomatoes
  • 1 Medium Sized Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum)
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 2 Inch Ginger
  • 5-6 Cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 Cup Cream
  • 1 Tablespoon Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
  • 2 Teaspoons Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 2 Teaspoon Crushed Kasuri Methi (Dry Fenugreek Leaves)
  • 2 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Coriander

Step By Step Instructions for Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe
 

  • Heat ghee / butter or oil in a kadai (wok) or a pan. Finely chop or make a paste of ginger, garlic and green chillies. Add them to the pan and fry for a minute.
    2 Inch Ginger, 5-6 Cloves Garlic, 2 Green Chillies
    Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe Step By Step Instructions 1
  • Finely chop or make a puree of the onions and add them to the pan. Fry them for 4-5 minutes till they become translucent or golden brown.
    2 Medium Sized Onions
    Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe Step By Step Instructions 2
  • Make a puree of the tomatoes and add them to the pan. Cook the mixture for 5-6 minutes till the raw aroma of the tomatoes goes away.
    4-5 Large Tomatoes
    Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe Step By Step Instructions 3
  • Add coriander powder (dhania powder), turmeric powder (haldi), red chili powder and garam masala to the gravy.
    1 Tablespoon Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder), 2 Teaspoons Red Chili Powder, 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi), 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
    Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe Step By Step Instructions 4
  • Thinly slice or chop the capsicums. Add them to the gravy and cook for 2-3 minutes.
    1 Medium Sized Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum)
    Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe Step By Step Instructions 5
  • Add 3/4 cup water to adjust the consistency along with salt, according to taste. Then add cream to the gravy.
    2 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste, 1/2 Cup Cream
    Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe Step By Step Instructions 6
  • Add crushed dry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) to the gravy.
    2 Teaspoon Crushed Kasuri Methi (Dry Fenugreek Leaves)
    Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe Step By Step Instructions 7
  • Then add the paneer cubes and cook for 2-3 minutes.
    250 gm Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese)
    Kadai Paneer Gravy Recipe Step By Step Instructions 8
  • Add coriander leaves to garnish. Kadai Paneer Gravy is ready, serve it hot with roti or naan (Indian flatbread).
    1/2 Cup Chopped Coriander
    Kadai Paneer Gravy is a popular Indian curry made of Paneer cubes cooked in a spicy & aromatic onion tomato gravy and flavored with spices.