Kadai Paneer is slightly spicy, tangy and delicious main course.The recipe gets its name ‘kadai paneer’ as it is made in a kadai, which is one of the most common kitchen utensils used to prepare Indian Cuisine.

It is one of the most easy to prepare yet delicious paneer recipe. The flavour of this recipe comes from the freshly grounded spices.

So, making restaurant style kadai paneer is not a hectic job, just few ingredients that we all find in our home which makes this recipe quick and delicious. It is a main course curry recipe and generally served with Indian breads like roti, naan, kulcha, paratha, etc.

Kadai Paneer

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 4 people


  • 250 gm Paneer
  • 2 Onions Thinly sliced
  • 1 Toamto Chopped
  • 1 Capsicum cut into cubes
  • 1 small Onion cut into cubes
  • 2 Green Chilli
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Dry Mango Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 3-4 Green Cardamom
  • 5-6 Black Pepper
  • Salt to tsate
  • 3/4 Cup Water As per your consistency