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Paneer Shimlamirch Sabzi Recipe

Paneer Shimlamirch Sabzi

Paneer Shimla Mirch or Paneer Capsicum sabzi is a very simple sabzi to make. We can use home made cheese or the market bought cheese for this recipe. This is one of my favorite dish. When i was not cooking daily and ished to have some thing special at home, Paneer capsicum was the only thing I loved to cook. It is a quick dish as well.

To prepare paneer capsicum sabzi, paneer should be soft. Generally market bought paneer is always kept in freeze. To make readymade paneer ready for dish need to put it in warm water for some time. arm water makes paneer soft, it can be cut easily aster it is kept in the warm water for some time.

Major ingredients as the name says it all, is paneer and capsicum. If we do not wish to make paneer capsicum sabzi as a dry dish, we can add some cream in it while preparing. It provides a creamy rich texture to the dish. Here is the complete recipe to make Paneer Capsicum sabzi.

Happy Cooking !!

Ingredients for Paneer Capsicum Sabzi Recipe

  • Paneer : 200 gm (cut in cubes)
  • Capsicum : 2 (cut into big pieces)
  • Chopped Onion : 1
  • Chopped Tomatoes : 2
  • Chopped Green Chili : 2
  • Ginger Paste : 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds : 1 tsp
  • Coriander Powder : 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala : 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric Powder : 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida : 1/4 tsp
  • Cooking Oil : 1 tbsp
  • How to make Paneer Capsicum Sabzi

    Heat 2 cup of water and add asafoetida in it. Soak paneer cubes in this water for 10 minutes. Drain the water and keep the paneer cubes aside. Heat oil.

    Add cumin seeds and let them crackle. Now add chopped onion and fry for a while. Add dry spices and ginger paste now. Cook for 30 seconds on low flames.

    Add chopped tomatoe and salt now. Cook till tomato is tender. Add capsicum. Mix the spices well and cook capsicum. We can cover the pan and cook till the capsicum is half done. Keep stirring occassionaly. When capsicum is cooked as per the prefernces, add paneer cubes in it. Mix slow else paneer cubes might break.

    Cook on low flmaes for another 5 - 7 minutes. Paneer Shimla mirch sabzi is ready.

    Paneer Capsicum sabzi can be served with with rice/ paratha / chapati / naan


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