PaneerCapsicum

PaneerCapsicum

Paneer capsicum is a simple dish to make which goes well with rotis, rice and especially wraps. This is the stuffing I use for paneer wrap; a hit with everyone in the family. This is one of those things which does not come back home if I give as lunch for kids. A homemade wrap with simple ingredients; a win-win situation with mom and kids…let’s get started.       img_20170126_162125930                      img_20170126_162136351

 

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Add seasoning with one red chilli, urad dal, mustard seeds, jeera and curry leaves.

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Once seasoning is fried, add cut onion pieces. Fry onions for about 3-5 minutes.

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Add capsicum and stir.

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Add turmeric and salt. Put the lid on and cook for 5 minutes.

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Add tomatoes and stir. Let this cook another 6-8 minutes.

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Add panner and shahi panner masala ( I use MDH masala ) chilli powder. Stir. Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.

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Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: approximately 20- 22 minutes

Author: Neeraja

Ingredients:

Capsicum (bell pepper)                 – 1 big or medium

Onions                                                – 1

Tomato                                                  – 1

Panner                                                 – 200 gms

Chilli powder                                   – 1 to 2 tsp

Shahi Paneer masala                     – 1 to 2 tsp

Turmeric                                            – 1/2 tsp

Salt                                                    – as required

Seasoning:

Red chillies                          -1

Urad dal (split black gram dal)     – 1 tsp

Rai (avalu, mustard seeds)           – 1 tsp

Jeera (jeelakarra, cumin)              – 1 tsp

Curry leaves                                       – few

Method:

  • Wash and cut capsicum into pieces.
  • Wash tomato and cut into pieces. Cut onion into pieces.
  • Make small cubes out of the paneer block.
  • Heat a pan with 1-2 tbsp. of oil. Once oil is heated add seasoning items.
  • Once seasoning turns brown, add cut onions.
  • Fry onions for about 3 to 5 minutes. When onions looks cooked add capsicum and stir.
  • Add turmeric, salt and stir. Let this cook for another7 minutes.
  • Add paneer, shahi paneer masala and chilli powder, stir and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes more and switch off the stove.
  • Enjoy!
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