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Paneer jalfrezi

Paneer jalfrezi | Spicy paneer jalfhrezi

Sangskitchen
Paneer jalfrezi is a spicy dry curry made with paneer and bell peppers stir-fried in a spicy onion tomato base.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer, Curries
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 410 kcal

Equipment

  • Cooking pan

Ingredients
  

  • 250 g Paneer
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1.5 tsp cumin seeds
  • ¾ cup Onions sliced
  • 1 tbsp GG paste
  • 2 Tomatoes pasted
  • 1 Green chilli
  • 1 cup Bell peppers Mixed colors
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ¾ tsp Chilli powder
  • ¾ tsp Coriander powder
  • ½ tsp Garam masala
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Kasuri methi leaves

Instructions
 

Preparation:

  • Cut paneer into cubes and keep aside. If you are using store-bought paneer please immerse them in warm water for 10mins before using.
  • Slice multicolored bell peppers and onions.
  • Grind two medium-sized tomatoes and keep them aside.

Recipe:

  • Heat 3tbsp of oil in a cooking pan and roast 1.5 tsp of cumin seeds.
  • Let the cumin seeds crackle and add sliced onions. Saute the onions well for 2 minutes until onions become soft and transparent.
  • Add 1tbsp of ginger garlic paste and saute well to remove the raw smell of garlic.
  • Next, add the paste of tomatoes and cook till tomatoes become dark red and the excess moisture evaporates.
  • Now add a tsp of chopped chilli and bell peppers.
  • Mix the capsicums with the masalas. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 3/4 tsp red chilli powder, 3/4 tsp coriander powder and 1/2 tsp garam masala.
  • Pour half a cup of water to cook the masalas and stir well.
  • Add a tsp of salt and 2 tsp of crushed Kasuri methi leaves.
  • Toss everything quickly and switch. Serve spicy paneer jalfrezi with naan, phulkas and rotis.

Video

Notes

Tips:
1) Jalfrezi curry won't go well without bell peppers and try not to skip them. Also do not overcook them, maintain the little crunch.
2) This is a medium-hot curry and you can adjust the spice levels as per your preference.

Nutrition

Serving: 100gCalories: 410kcal
Keyword jalfrezi, paneer jalfrezi, Paneer recipes
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