Thursday, 6 February 2014

paneer jalfrezi

  I am trying this paneer jalfrezi recipe for first time and loved its simple procedure yet a yummy dish,I love it wrapped as Kathi roll,perfect idea for kid’s lunch box/snack box. Being paneer my kid’s favourite, this recipe has crunchy carrots,capsicum and beans too in it.So make its whole some when wrapped inside roti !! I love it because its tangy !!Yumm…
Paneer Jalfrezi



Paneer200 gm
Tomato puree(ground tomato)3 tblsp
Tomato ketchup1 tblsp
Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
Red chilli powder3/4 – 1 tsp
Dhania powder1 tsp
Roasted methi seeds powder or add kasoori methi1/4 tsp
Lemon juice3/4 tsp
Salt3/4 tsp
To Temper:
Oil3 tblsp
Mustard1/2 tsp
Jeera1/2 tsp
Curry leavesA sprig


Kathi Roll with Paneer Jalfrezi


  1. Thaw paneer,cut into thin strips and keep it immersed in hot water till use. Cut the carrots into diagonal slices and beans too diagonally as shown in the picture.Cut tomato into four,deseed it and cut into thin strips as well.
  2. Heat pan with oil and temper with the items given under ‘To temper’ table.
  3. Add the tomato puree,tomato ketchup,red chilli powder,dhania powder,ginger garlic paste and salt.(add kasoori methi at this stage if you are using kasoori methi. Just crush it in between ur palm and add)
    Tomato puree
  4. Fry for 2 minutes till the masala gets cooked.Now add the cut carrot,beans,fry for a minute.
  5. Add 1/4 cup water and cook covered for 4 – 5 minutes.
  6. The veggies should get cooked as well as it should be crunchy. Add methi seed powder at this stage.
  7. Add capsicum and tomato and stir well.
  8. Lastly add Paneer and toss well in high flame.
  9. Cook for 2 minutes until the curry turns shiny.Add lemon juice and give a toss.
Transfer to the serving bowl..
Panner jalfrezi

I like to wrap it in thin rolled roties and enjoy! 
Kati roll

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