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Paneer Jalfrezi Recipe

Radhika
an easy paneer recipe along with other vegetables that you can make for a side dish to serve with flat breads and pulaos.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3

Ingredients
  

  • Paneer - 200 gms
  • Red Bell Pepper - 1
  • Yellow bell pepper - 1
  • Capsicum or green bell pepper - 1
  • Baby corn - 5
  • Onion - 1
  • Tomato - 2 (1+1 divided)
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Tomato sauce - 1/4 cup
  • Red chili powder - 1-1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Kalonji or Onion seeds - 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Kasuri methi - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - 1/2 tbsp

Instructions
 

  • Cut paneer into long strips. Cut the colored bell peppers into thin strips.
  • Cube onions and tomatoes. Chop each baby corn into 2 or 3 pieces.
  • Heat a pan with oil.
  • Add cumin seeds and kalonji and let them sizzle.
  • Add cubed onion and saute till it turns pink.
  • Add 1 cubed tomato, ginger garlic paste, mix well and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add coriander powder, red chili powder and mix well. The mixture will become dry.
  • Add tomato sauce, mix well and cook for a minute.
  • Add sliced baby corn, bell pepper strips, 3 to 4 tbsp water and mix well.
  • Close the pan with a lid and let it cook for 3-4 mins over medium flame. Mix in between.
  • Once the vegetables are cooked through, add paneer strips, remaining 1 cubed tomato, salt and toss well to mix.
  • Cook for 4-5 mins over medium flame.
  • Add garam masala powder, kasuri methi and toss well to mix once again and take off fire.
  • Paneer Jalfrezi is ready.
  • Serve hot along with a wedge of lemon as an accompaniment to pulao, biriyani or rotis.