Paneer Capsicum Masala Recipe

Paneer Capsicum Masala Recipe
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A mildly spicy curry made with cottage cheese and capsicum, the Paneer Capsicum Masala can be devoured with Indian breads or rice dishes. The thick gravy is prepared with a paste of cashewnuts, onion, coconut, coriander seeds and other spices. Stir fried Capsicum and Paneer are then added to the gravy and cooked till tender.
Paneer Capsicum Masala Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.2 / 10 (31 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1/4 kg Paneer
  • 1/4 kg Capsicum
  • 2 Big onions
  • 3 Big tomatoes (pureed)
  • 1 tbsp ginger - garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Jeera
  • 2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Haldi powder
  • 2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 1/2 Cup cream
How to make Paneer Capsicum Masala:
  • Grate the onions. Cube the paneer. Slice the capsicums.
  • In a kadai heat oil, and add jeera. When it splutters, add the grated onions and fry till pink.
  • Add the ginger- garlic paste and fry for some more time.
  • Add the sliced capsicum and fry for 2 minutes. Add all the powder masala and fry.
  • Add the pureed tomatoes and salt. Let it cook.
  • Lastly add the paneer pieces and let it cook in the masala.
  • Finally add the milk and the cream. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Paneer Capsicum Masala is ready.

Reviews and Ratings:
kaminishankar posted 19/11/2012
very good recipe.i tried without cream its so good.
Raavi posted 11/04/2012
Very simple and easy to cook recipe... came out very well... Thank u
Punam posted 05/07/2011
Its awesome !!! Though i did not added cream n used chopped tomato instead of puree.....the ready dish was just yummy !!! Thank a lot to this site !!