Saturday, July 1, 2017

Kadai Paneer Recipe Dhaba Style

kadai paneer recipe dhaba style

This recipe is prepared by dhaba style that one is many people like to eat with roti,naan,chapati or even with rice also.Less spicy and colourful ingredients gives good impression to eat this recipe.For thick gravy, we can add cream at the end of the recipe.If you want to eat dry kadai paneer then avoid to adding cream .Both varieties are delicious. Ripped and less sour tomatoes are preferable for getting nice taste.We can add tomato puree also for quick preparing this recipe.But kadai masala is essential ingredient which one separate this recipe tasty from other recipes.  


paneer 200 grs
oil 3 spoons
onion 1
capsicum 2
tomatoes 5
ginger garlic paste 1 spoon
salt to taste
red chilli powder 1 spoon
garam masala 1 spoon
green chillies 3
cream 1 cup
coriander leaves few
fenu greek leaves few
butter 1 spoon

For Kadai Masala

dry chillies 3
pepper corn 1/4 spoon
cumin seeds 1 spoon
coriander seeds 2 spoon
ani seeds 1/4 spoon


Take a pan put on the flame.
When pan is heated add all kadai masala ingredients(mentioned above) and roast them(with out oil) for 5 to 6 minutes until they giving nice aroma and change their colour.
Remove from the flame.
Keep to cool.
Add all these ingredients in the mixie jar and make a coarse powder.
Wash all veggies and cut into medium size pieces.
Cut paneer into cub size pieces or your wishing size.
chop the coriander leaves and fenugreek leaves
Make ginger garlic paste.


  • Take a thick bottom vessel or pan  and put on the flame.
  • When pan is heated add oil.
  • When oil is heated add butter.
  • When butter is melted add some cumin seeds(1/2 spoon) and fry till they started to splutter.
  • Add tomato pieces or tomato paste,green chilli pieces and cook until they become smooth.
  • Add salt,red chilli powder,garam masala and ginger garlic paste and  saute.
  • Then add onion pieces,fenugreek leaves and capsicum pieces when tomatoes are totally mashed.
  • Add coarse masala powder(kadai masala) and mix all well.
  • No need to cook long time.
  • 10 to 15  minutes enough to cook capsicum and onion pieces.
  • Then add paneer pieces and mix all well.
  • Taste the curry if salt and spicy is enough or not.
  • If tomatoes are too sour then add 1/2 spoon of sugar.
  • Add more salt and red chilli powder for more spicy.
  • Add finely chopped coriander leaves.
  • Finally add cream and mix all well and put off the flame.
  • Bhaba style kadai paneer recipe is ready to eat with roti or chapati or as you wish.....Enjoy!!!!!

Keep in the mind

We can add fried paneer also.
But put the paneer in room temperature before cutting it into pieces.
Some people like to add tomato puree for quick preparing.
We can add kasuri methi in the place of fresh fenu greek leaves.