19 July, 2011

Paneer Capsicum Masala/Paneer Capsicum Gravy

This's one my creation with adding  nuts paste and onion tomato Paste.Basic ingredients  is same only but, i tried in different style.Lets see the recipe,

Saute,under ingredients in little oil and grind in to  smooth paste, with little water.
Ingredients 1:
  •  Cloves-3
  •  Cinnamon-1" piece
  •  Onion- 1 big size(chopped)
Ingredients 2:

Soak these ingredients in water for 30 mins to 1 hour,grind in to smooth paste and keep aside.

  • Cashew nuts-5 nos
  • Badam/Almonds-5 nos
  • Red chillies-4-5 

Ingredients 4:
 Basic list for gravy,
  • Take 3 large tomato and make a puree.
  • Ginger Garlic Paste-1 tablespoon
  • Bay Leaves-2
  • Garam masala-1 teaspoon
  • Salt
  • Kasoori methi leaves -Little 
  • Red chilly powder-(Optional)
  • Jeera powder-1 teaspoon
  • Oil/Butter-2 tablespoon
  •  Sour cream - 2 tablespoon (Optional)

Ingredients 5:
              Dice all three in to small bite pieces,and shallow fry one by one,in very little oil.Keep aside.
  • Paneer- 200 grams
  • Onion- 1/2 medium size
  • Capsicum-1/2 medium size(I used red capsicum)

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add jeera and bay leaf roast it.
  2. Next add ginger garlic paste saute well.
  3. Now add the grounded Onion mixture ,under Ingredients 1 list.Fry this for almost 2-3 mins in low flame.
  4. Then add the tomato puree,add dry powders (Tumeric powder,red chilly powder,jeera powder)  and salt. give a mix.Cook it for 5 mins in low flame.
  5. Once the gravy came semi thick add nuts and red chilly mixture,under Ingredients 3 list.
  6. Add little water and close the lid,cook this for 2-3 mins.In between give a mix.
  7. Once the nuts raw smells goes from the gravy add,shallow fried Onions,capsicum, and paneer.
  8. Add Kasoori methi on top,give it a mix,boil it for 2-3 mins.
  9. Put the garam masala powder on it mix well.\
  10. Add the sour cream in to gravy and mix gently with spoon.Boil it for 2-3 mins in low flame that's it,Yum Yum Curry/Gravy is ready to serve.
  11.  Garnish it with sour cream and cilantro,serve hot with any type of Roti and Pulao.
  Am sending this recipe to Lets cook -subzis for roti ,Radika -Tickling Palate.


  1. Thank u so much for ur lovely comments..Rinku & Kalpana :)

  2. wonderful curry, a nice combo...perfect with rotis..

  3. Paneer curries are my favorite.. Perfect with hot hot rotis :)

  4. wow, that looks so rich, creamy and delicious..nice recipe..

  5. Thank your for the entry. Looks awesome.

  6. love the combination of paneer and capsicum! wonderful curry

  7. all yummy ingredients to make one very yummy dish! double like, Prabha :) cheers, priya

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