Jalfrezi is a curry dish in the Indian subcontinent and popular throughout the region. The main ingredient can be meat, fish, paneer or vegetables and it is stir-fried with green bell peppers. Today I am making paneer jalfrezi with some easy steps and regular spices.
Preparation Time : 15 minutes
Cooking Time : 15 minutes
Serving : 2-3 persons
- Paneer / Cottage Cheese - 50 grams
- Carrot - 1 julienne
- Green Bell Pepper - 1/2 julienne
- Onion - 1 thin sliced
- Green Chili - 1 thin sliced
- Tomato - 1 thin sliced
- Ginger - 1 inch (julienne)
- Coriander Seeds - 1 tablespoon
- Salt - According to taste
- Turmeric Powder - 1 teaspoon
- Garam Masala - 1 tablespoon
- Red Chili Powder - 1 tablespoon
- Cinnamon Stick - 1
- Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon
- Tomato Sauce - 1 tablespoon
- Oil - 2 tablespoon
- Water - 2 tablespoon
( I have given the link of ingredients at the end of the recipe where you can buy them easily)
1. Here are all the ingredients. Here I forgot to add cumin seeds in the picture.
2. Crush the coriander seeds lightly and keep it side.
3. Heat oil in a pan/ wok and lightly fry the paneer/ cottage cheese. Drain the fried paneer / cottage cheese in a plate and keep it side.
4. Heat the oil again on medium flame (I am using the same oil), add cumin seeds and crushed coriander seeds and saute for 1 minute.
5. Add sliced onions and carrot and saute for 1 minute on medium flame.
6. Add julienne green bell pepper, cinnamon stick and saute for 1 minute. Keep the flame on medium.
7. Add sliced tomato, green chili and julienne ginger and saute for 2 minute.
8. Add the powdered spices, mix well and and cook the mixture till it starts to separate oil.
9. Add tomato sauce, fried paneer / cottage cheese and 2 tablespoon water. Mix well, cover and cook for 5 minutes.
10. Serve hot. Enjoy with your favorite naan/ roti / puri.
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Ingredient Reference :
1. Paneer / Cottage Cheese
2. Garam Masala
3. Cumin Seeds
4. Coriander Seeds
5. Turmeric Powder
6. Garam Masala