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paneer capsicum masala recipe
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Paneer capsicum masala recipe,how to make paneer capsicum

Paneer capsicum masala recipe is a rich cashew nut based restaurant style gravy with cottage cheese(paneer) and bell pepper.Paneer capsicum masala is an easy to make paneer recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 242kcal
Author: Harini


  • 3/4 cup paneer cubes
  • 1/2 cup cubed bell pepper (green or any color)
  • 1 onion chopped fine
  • 2 to matoes finely chopped
  • 15 whole cashew nuts
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • Salt
  • Kasuri methi
  • 3 teaspoons oil


  • Soak 15 cashews in water for 20 minutes.Grind to a smooth paste.Chop onions and tomatoes.Cube the panner and green bell pepper and set aside.
  • Heat 3 teaspoons oil in a kadai and temper with cumin.Add onions and saute till they turn pinkish.
  • ,Add the tomato and saute till cooked and mushy.Add the green bell pepper cubes and saute for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add spice powdersand mix well.
  • Add 1 cup of water and salt.bring to a boil.Add the cashew paste and mix well.Let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the cubed paneer and continue to cook till it reaches gravy consistency.
  • Garnish with crushed kasuri methi and serve hot


1.You can use butter instead of oil
2.You can reduce the number of cashews and use 1 teaspoon cornflour mixed with 1/8 cup water to thicken the gravy
3.Instead of garam masala you can use pav bhaji masala,chole masala for a different flavor.


Serving: 3g | Calories: 242kcal