~ Paneer Jalfrezi…

Paneer Jalfrezi is a simple yet fancy dish made mainly with Paneer and Bell Peppers… To make it kid friendly, just reduce the chilly powder and garam masala amount!


• 1 tbsp oil

• 1 ¼ cup tomatoes puréed

• 1 cup red onions, thinly sliced

• 2 green chilis slit in half

• 1 ½ tsp ginger-garlic paste

• 1 cup tri-colored bell peppers sliced

• I.5 packets of Amul Paneer

• Handful of sweet corn kernels

• 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped.


• ½ tsp cumin or jeera

• ½ tsp red chili powder

• 1/8 tsp haldi

• 1 tsp garam masala

• 1 tsp dhaniya powder

• ½ tsp dried kasuri methi crushed


• Chop the veggies. When using store bought paneer, soak it in hot water for 20 mins. Cube to finger length pieces. Puree tomatoes.

• Heat oil in a pan and saute cumin until they crackle. Saute onions & chilli until onions turn transparent. Then add ginger garlic paste & fry for 2 mins.

• Then pour tomato puree and fry until it thickens. Now add all the spices except for kasuri methi. Sauté till it dhunofies.

• Now add the bell peppers and corn and fry till the bell peppers are slightly tender.

• Next add in paneer and kasuri methi. Gently stir in to coat the paneer with the spice paste. Add very little water and cover and cook on a low heat just for 5 mins. Sprinkle coriander leaves and serve paneer jalfrezi with rice or roti.

Let me know how you guys liked this!!

Until next time, stay hungry!!

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