Paneer And Capsicum Masala

Recipe by Madraasi Deepa
March 20, 2016
4 from 1 vote
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I never like to have paneer, so it’s been apart from my kitchen. Recently I saw many of the recipes related to paneer and also I have tried desserts with paneer. So it motivated me to cook with paneer. I have been hunting for some different recipe, but mostly I came across kadai paneer and panner recipes which were dry. So I thought of experimenting my own recipe and used all the ingredients which came to my mind at that time. Been wondering how the dish would turn out, everyone liked it the most. This was our today’s dinner and can’t wait to share.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Recipe Cuisine Type Homestyle Cooking, Indian
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 5
Served As Dinner, Lunch


  • Panner – 100 gm
  • Capsicum – 2 nos
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Coriander seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Red chillies – 4 nos
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Onion – 2 nos
  • Tomato – 1 ½ nos
  • Garam masala – 2 tsp
  • Yogurt / Curd – ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 3 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves – a handful
  • Methi leaves - Dried – 2 tbsp


  • Chop onions, tomatoes, capsicum and paneer to medium size.
  • Crush Fennel seeds and keep it aside.
  • Coarsely grind red chillies and coriander seeds, keep it aside.
  • Fry paneer in tawa by drizzling oil along the sides of it and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in kadai., add cumin seeds, wait till they crackle.
  • Add the ginger garlic paste, fry till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add the onions and fry till they are transparent.
  • Add the tomatoes, coriander and methi leaves. Fry till the tomatoes become mushy.
  • Add the capsicum, then the crushed fennel seeds and the grounded coriander and red chillies. Fry till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add salt and pour yogurt /curd and a cup of water, Cover and wait to cook.
  • Add the paneer and cover and cook for about 10 mins.


Serve hot with Indian breads.

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