Paneer Jalfrezi is a melange of Indian Cottage Cheese or Paneer and vegetables in a spicy onion tomato sauce. It is very easy to make restaurant style recipe at home using basic ingredients. Here is how to make Paneer Jalfrezi Recipe.
Heat 2 tbsp vegetable oil in a pan.
Add sliced onion, capsicum and garlic and fry until onion turns translucent.
Remove the onion and capsicum on a plate and keep aside.
Heat the remaining 3 tbsp oil in the same pan.
Add cumin seeds, cinnamon and cardamom and fry for a few seconds.
Add onion paste and fry until it turns slightly brown.
Now add tomato, tomato puree and tomato ketchup and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add green chilli and ginger and cook for another 2 minutes.
Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and cook until oil starts to separate from the sides.
Now add little water if the masala is too dry.
Add the cooked onion and capsicum, paneer , salt and garam masala and mix well.
Add kauri methi, lemon juice and fresh coriander and mix well.
Use store bought puree in this recipe.
You can add other vegetables along with paneer.