Friday, February 21, 2014

Paneer Jalfrezi

Paneer jalfrezi and kadai paneer are similar in their ingredients and only vary in cooking method. Bell peppers and panner are wonderful combination. Jalfrezi is a simple stir fried method and can be stuffed in chapathi's and wrap in a foil for lunch boxes.

  • Paneer - 1 cup
  • Onion - 1,
  • Color peppers - 1 cup
  • Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tsp
 To grind:
  • Tomato - 2
  • Ginger - 1 inch
  • Garlic - 4 cloves


Cut the panner to lengthwise. Chop the bell peppers and onions lengthwise. In the blender add tomato, ginger and garlic.
Grind to a fine paste. Heat a wok or pan with oil, add cumin seeds. Let it splutter. Add onions and fry for 2 minutes. 
Add tomato puree and fry for 5 minutes. Then add red chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt and fry till the raw smell goes. Add bell peppers and 1/4 cup of water and cover with a lid. Allow the bell peppers to cook. Finally add paneer and give a nice stir. Switch off in a minute.
Serve with pulkhas or rice.


Sireesha Puppala said...

Great preparation neatly done and it looks totally yum

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Love the spices and crunchness of veggies here...Delicious..

Hema said...

Colorful and delicious..

Savitha Ganesan said...

Perfect side dish for rotis.

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