paneer capsicum recipe | paneer shimla mirch recipe
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
Paneer capsicum recipe is a quick and easy stir-fry preparation that's spicy and tangy. Serve the paneer and shimla mirch ki sabzi with roti and naan.
  • Paneer - 250 grams, cubed
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Onion - 1 medium, sliced
  • Garlic - 2 tbsp, minced
  • Ginger - ½ inch julienned
  • Green chilies - 2, slit
  • Tomato - 1 medium, sliced lengthwise
  • Capsicum - 2 medium, julienned
  • Red chili powder - 1 tsp or to taste
  • Everest meat masala - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 2 pinches for fragrance
  • Salt - to taste
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp
  • Light soy sauce - ½ tbsp
  • Cornstarch - ½ tsp
  • Water - ½ cup
  • Fresh coriander - for garnish
  1. To make paneer capsicum recipe, start off by making the cornstarch slurry. Combine cornstarch and water in a bowl and give it a good mix. Set it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a kadhai or skillet on high flame. Toss in the onions. Stir fry them for a few seconds until they turn translucent.
  3. Add in the ginger and garlic and stir fry for a few seconds. Do not let the color of the garlic change.
  4. Tip in the capsicum and tomato. Stir fry for a few seconds.
  5. Season everything with the red chili powder, garam masala and Everest meat masala.
  6. Also add the light soy sauce, sugar, and salt. Give it a good mix.
  7. Add the paneer and stir fry it with the masala.
  8. Finally, add the slurry. Stir fry it on high flame for a few seconds. The gravy will thicken and coat the shimla mirch and paneer.
  9. Add a squeeze of lemon juice to balance the sweetness from sugar. Add the green chilies and fresh coriander.
  10. Give it a final mix and take it off the heat.
  11. Quick and easy stir-fried paneer and capsicum recipe is ready.
  12. Serve the paneer and capsicum sabzi hot with roti or naan.
Nutritional Info per Serving - Approximate Values
Nutrition Information
Calories: 190 kcal Fat: 9.5 g Carbohydrates: 8 g Sugar: 2 g Sodium: 15 mg Fiber: 2 g Protein: 7.2 g Cholesterol: 35 mg
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