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Friday, April 27, 2012

Kadai Paneer

5 tablespoon of oil
1 teaspoon of cumin
1 cup chopped onions
one 2" stick of cinnamon
4 bay leaves
one dry red chili
1 tablespoon of coriander seeds crushed
1 tablespoon chopped ginger
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
2 cups of chopped tomato
1 teaspoon of garam masala
3 cups chopped red yellow and green bell peppers
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups paneer

Preparation:  Heat a pan with oil on medium heat.  Add cumin seeds to the oil.  When the cumin seeds sizzles add the chopped onions cook till the onion is brown.  Add red chili, bay leaves, crushed coriander seeds, saute for a few minutes add tomato stir cover and cook till the tomato separates from the oil about 5 minutes.  Add garam masala, add the bell peppers stir cover and cook for 2 minutes.  After two minutes take out the cover stir and cook open for 5 to 6 minutes.  Bell pepper should not be over cooked., just before turning off the heat add the paneer mix heat on high for 2 minutes and turn off heat.  
Serves 2.

This is a popular restaurant dish.  It can be made at home easily.  It is an absolute compliment to nan or chapati.