Paneer capsicum pepper curry

Paneer Capsicum Pepper  Curry:

Ingredients:

Paneer – 350 gms (cut into bite size cubes)

Capsicum( Green Bell Pepper) – 1 (sliced)

Onion(Big) – 2 (Minced)

Tomato – 1( chopped)

Green chilies – 2(slit)

Garlic – 4 ,Ginger – 1/2 inch (or 2 tsp ginger garlic paste)

Cloves – 4

Bay leaf – 1

Cardamom – 2

Curry leaves few

Water – 2 cups

Lemon juice – 1/2 of a lemon

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Pepper  powder – 1 tbsp( freshly crushed)

Coriander powder – 1 tbsp

Garam masala – 1 tsp

Oil – 1.5 tbsp

 

Procedure:
  1. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a kadai. Add 4 cloves, 1 bay leaf, 2 cardamom and a few curry leaves and saute it for a minute in low flame.
  2. Put 2 minced onions and saute it until the onions turn light brown.
  3.  Add 2 sliced green chili and saute it for a minute.
  4.  Grind 4 garlic cloves and 1/2 inch of ginger in a mortar and pestle and add it to the onion and green chili mixture.
  5.  Saute it until the raw smell of the ginger garlic paste is gone.
  6.  Now add 1 chopped tomato and saute until the tomato turns mushy.
  7.  Sprinkle 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tbsp freshly ground pepper powder, 1 tbsp coriander powder and 1 tsp garam masala powder and saute it for 2 min( Be careful to not burn the powders:)).
  8.  Now add 2 cups of water and mix well and allow it to come to a boil in a medium flame.
  9.  Add the paneer cubes and mix well and let it boil for 2 min.
  10.  At the end add the sliced bell peppers and cook until the bell peppers are cooked.
  11.  Serve hot with roti or steamed rice.
Description:
  1. Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a kadai. Add 4 cloves, 1 bay leaf, 2 cardamom and a few curry leaves and saute it for a minute in low flame.

2. Put 2 minced onions and saute it until the onions turn light brown.

3.  Add 2 sliced green chili and saute it for a minute.

4.  Grind 4 garlic cloves and 1/2 inch of ginger in a mortar and pestle and add it to the onion and green chili mixture.

5.  Saute it until the raw smell of the ginger garlic paste is gone.

6.  Now add 1 chopped tomato and saute until the tomato turns mushy.

7.  Sprinkle 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tbsp freshly ground pepper powder, 1 tbsp coriander powder and 1 tsp garam masala powder and saute it for 2 min( Be careful to not burn the powders:)).

8.  Now add 2 cups of water and mix well and allow it to come to a boil in a medium flame.

9.  Add the paneer cubes and mix well and let it boil for 2 min.

10.  At the end add the sliced bell peppers and cook until the bell peppers are cooked.

11.  Serve hot with roti or steamed rice.