Paneer Jalfrezi

Paneer Jalfrezi is amongst one of the most popular Indian Dish .Its a blend of few spices cottage cheese and vegetables . Its base being onion ,tomato capsicum and chillies.,It goes very well with Chapatti or Naan. The recipe is very simple and easy to prepare .
250 gms Paneer /Cottage cheese cut into cubes.
1 onion finely chopped
1 onion diced
3-4 green chillies finely chopped/as needed
2 medium Capsicum diced
1 tomato chopped
1/2 cup tomato puree
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp kitchen king masala
1/2 tsp kasuri methi/dry fenugreek leaves
1/2 tsp gram masala powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder /haldi
1.5 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin powder
salt to taste.


In a vessel heat oil then add the cumin seeds.

Then add the chopped onion and fry well till it turns translucent.

Now put in the ginger garlic paste and fry well till the raw smell goes off.

Then add the diced onions and saute well till soft ,fry the chopped chillies then mix in the tomato puree mix well till oil separates.

Now add the powdered masalas ,haldi, , salt and mix well and then add the capsicum dices and fry well.

Add about 1/2 cup of water and cover the lid and let it tome to a nice boil .

Lastly add the paneer cubes and mix well taking care not breaking the pieces.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with Chapatti or naan.

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  1. yummy..paneer is my fave....this looks very tempting and yummy

  2. Hallo Gloria, your paneer jalfrezi looks delicious, perfect for dinner. Amallia

  3. very delicious paneer dish

  4. delicious paneer jalfrezi

  5. I always love Jalfrezi! look yummy! visit my space