Paneer Jalfrezi is a mildly spicy curry with dash of sweetness to it.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: how to make paneer jalfrezi, paneer jalfrezi
Author: Hina Gujral
250gramPaneercut into strips
1medium size onioncut into squares
1bell peppercut into cubes
1capsicumcut into cubes
1carrotcut into cubes
1firm Tomatoseeded and cut into cubes
Ingredients for the sauce
2Tomatoblanched and pureed
2tspGinger – Garlic Paste
Saltas per taste
1tspEach Red Chilly PowderTurmeric Powder, Coriander Powder and Mango Powder
2tspKasuri Methi or Dried Fenugreek Leaves
Heat oil in a stir-fry pan (buy it here ) over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and nigella seeds, let them splutter.
Add chopped onion, fry till onion turn pink. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry well for a minute.
Add thinly cut carrot strips and fry on high flame for 1-2 minutes.
Add tomato puree, tomato ketchup, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, mango powder, garam masala and salt. Fry them until the mixture is slightly dry.
Add the colored bell peppers,capsicum and fry again on high flame for 2 minutes.
At last add tomato strips (seeded and cut) and paneer strips and gently mix them until all the masalas coat all the vegetables and paneer.Continue cooking for 2-3 minutes but do not stir very frequently otherwise Paneer strips will crumble.
Sprinkle kasuri Methi and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.