Recipes - Paneer with Capsicum and Cashew nuts



250 gms. capsicum (cut into 3 cms wide pieces)

500 gms. paneer (cut into 5cms pieces)

1 tsp. cumin seeds

½ tsp. aniseeds (badishep)

½ tsp. pepper corns

3 cardamoms

2 cinnamons (2 cms. each)

¾   cup cashew nuts broken into pieces

1 “ piece ginger

5 flakes garlic

4 green chillies

2 medium onions (sliced)

1¼ cup water

Salt to taste

2 tbsp. tomato ketchup

½ cup vegetable oil

1 tbsp. chopped coriander leaves

2 bay leaves



Shallow Fry paneer in 1 to 2 tbsp. oil till lightly golden brown adding little salt and keep aside. Similarly fry capsicums in oil with little salt.


Fry sliced onions in little oil till lightly golden brown.  Dry roast slightly cumin, pepper, cardamom, aniseeds, cinnamon and the cashew nuts.  Grind the brown onion, roasted spices, cashew nuts, green chillies, garlic, ginger and tomato ketchup adding little water.


Heat oil in a pan, add the bay leaf, ground paste with the fried capsicum and fried paneer and chopped coriander.  Add salt and the remaining water.  Mix well stirring occasionally.  Cook for 7 minutes. Serve hot with paratas or rice.

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