Paneer Jalfrezi

Ingredients (for 3-4 servings)

  1. 200 gram Paneer cut into 1”long pieces and place in warm water till use
  2. 1 medium size Onion finally chopped
  3. 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  4. 1 large Capsicum chopped
  5. 4-5 Beans cut it into 1" pieces
  6. 2 large Tomato chopped
  7. 2 tsp Tomato ketchup
  8. 1 tsp chilli powder
  9. 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  10. 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  11. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  12. 1 tsp coriander powder
  13. 1 tsp garam masala
  14. 1 tsp kasoori methi
  15. 1 tbls Lemon juice
  16. 1 tbls refined oil
  17. Salt as per taste
  18. oil for deep frying paneer


Heat oil in a deep frying pan and deep fry paneer cubes till light golden. Drain from oil and soak in a bowl of hot water, drain before using.

Now heat oil in a wok, add cumin seeds and allow them to splutter. Add sliced onions and saute until it is translucent. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for 3 min.

Add red chili powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, kasuri methi, coriander powder and salt. Mix well.

Add tomato and cook for 2-3 min. Add sliced beans, capsicum pieces and cook for 5 min. on low flame.

Add tomato ketchup and paneer pieces and mix well. Cook for 4-5 min. on medium flame.

Finally add garam masala and lemon juice and mix well. Turn off flame and remove to a serving bowl.

Serve hot with roti of naan.