Kadai Paneer

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Instant Pot Kadai Paneer is a delicious Indian comfort food. Kadai paneer is a mouthwatering recipe found in most Indian restaurants.



Coriander Seeds | Cumin Seeds Black Pepper | Garlic  Ginger | Onion | Tomato Kadai Masala Powder Red Chili Paste | Turmeric Dry Fenugreek Leaves | Ketchup Capsicum Cube | Paneer


Press saute, when HOT dry roast the spices for kadai masala for 1 or 2 minutes until fragrant. Transfer the roasted spices to a spice grinder or mortar pestle and grind to a fine powder.

Pour the oil, add the chopped onions, ginger, garlic and tomatoes, give it a stir and saute for 1 minute. Add in the salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder and the kadai masala and mix it well. Pour in the water and place the lid on and pressure cook for 5 minutes.

Using an immersion blender, blend the onion, tomatoes, ginger and garlic into a smooth paste. Add in ketchup, bell pepper, paneer cubes, and dried fenugreek leaves. Cook for a few minutes on the saute mode.

Mix well and serve hot.  Enjoy!

Instant Pot Kala Chana Masala