Monday, March 21, 2011

Capsicum Paneer Masala

Channa Masala from South tastes totally different from Chole, Similarly the Capsicum Paneer Masala is totally different from paneer curries those hail from other places. This is a typical paneer dish with loads of southern flavours in it................

Things Required to Make:

1Capsicum/green pepper(cut 2''length pieces), 2cups Paneer(cubed, fried), 1no.Onion(chopped), 1no.Tomato(crushed/grounded), 2tsp.Oil, 1tsp.Cream(optional), 1&1/2tsp.Red chili powder, 1/8tsp.Turmeric powder, Salt to taste.


  • 2tps. poppy seeds, 2tsp.fresh coconut, 2no.cloves, 2''piece Cinnamon, 1no.elachi, 1/4onion, 8pods garlic, 1''piece ginger, 1tsp.coriander powder, grind all these things to fine past by adding required water.


  • In a pad heat oil, once it is hot enough add chopped onions, fry till translucent, then add crushed tomato, fry till the raw smell is gone.
  • Now add the Masala and fry on medium heat till it turn light brown in color(apx.10min.)
  • Then add salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, capsicum and 1/4cup of water and cook till the capsicum is 1/2cooked.
  • Now adjust the seasoning and add the fried paneer and cook for few seconds. Now add Cream(if desired) switch off the heat.
  • Serve it with your choice of bread.

11 yummies:

Padhu said...

Capsicum paneer masala looks spicy and yummy!

Prathibha said...

Yes the south Indian touch to north Indian gravies definitely vary bcoz of d usage of coconut,poppy seeds n all..this looks really yumm

Sayantani said...

what a beautiful presentation. lovely recipe.

Smita said...

Lovely recipe... looks delish :)

Dr.Sameena Prathap

wow...yummy and inviting masala dear...:)


Madhu said...

If its looking this yummy, I wonder how it would taste like.

prasu said...

Thank you all dear for ur lovely comments.

divya said...

Very inviting and delicious masaala !!!

Prathima Rao said...

a delicious gravy!!
Prathima Rao
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Jay said...

Lovely presentation...gr8 flavors..:)
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