Paneer Jalfrazie

    40 mins

    This is my closest approximation to one of my favourite dishes when I eat out. I hope you will like it.

    Washington, United States
    50 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • ¼ kg paneer, cut into cubes
    • 2 onions, chopped roughly
    • 2 green capsicums, cut into strips
    • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
    • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
    • ½ teaspoon turmeric (haldi) powder
    • 1 teaspoon garam masala
    • ½ teaspoon saunf (fennel seed) powder
    • 2 tomatoes, pureed
    • 1 tablespoon tomato sauce (ketchup)
    • Salt to taste
    • Chopped coriander leaves, for garnish

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Heat 3 tablespoons oil in a large frying pan or kadhai. Fry the paneer till golden brown. Remove and set aside. Add another tablespoon oil. Add the onions, capsicum, ginger, and garlic and fry till onions are browned, about 5 minutes.
    2. Add the turmeric powder, saunf powder, and garam masala. Fry for 30 seconds till fragrant. Add the tomatoes and tomato sauce, and salt. Cook till tomatoes are cooked and the oil separates from the gravy. Add ½ cup water to thin out the gravy.
    3. Add the paneer and cook on high heat till the gravy is thick, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle coriander leaves and serve.

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    paneer B-)  -  27 Nov 2011


    this recipe is awesom ! I just luv it <3  -  06 Jan 2014


    nice receipe. going to try at home  -  01 Oct 2013