June 29, 2010

Paneer capsicum stir fry recipe - Paneer shimla mirch sabzi

Paneer capsicum stir fry recipe - This is a healthy protein rich dish. It is very easy, quick and simple to cook. Protein is essential in building muscles, restoring and replacing tissues and maintaining a healthy and hormonal system. Milk is an excellent source of Protein. The best way to take milk is in its soured form, which is yogurt and cottage cheese or paneer.

Paneer  Capsicum Stir Fry Recipe
Prep time : 10 mins
Cook time : 15 mins
Total time : 25 mins
Recipe type : Side Dish
Cuisine : Indian
Yield : Serves 2
Author : Vidya Chandrahas

  • 1 cup paneer cubes
  • 2 large sized onions
  • 2 capsicums
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 4 -5 curry leaves
  • 2-3 broken dry red chillies
  • ¼ tsp ginger paste
  • ¼ tsp garlic paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ¼  tsp cumin seeds powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • few coriander leaves
  • Oil as required
  • Salt to taste
  1. Wash the capsicums, cut and remove the rind and seeds. Chop them into small pieces. 
  2. Wash the tomatoes, cut into long strips and remove the seeds.
  3. Cut the paneer into cubes and chop the onions into small pieces.
  4. Heat the oil in a pan, add dry red chilies and curry leaves. 
  5. When they crackle nicely, add chopped onions  and  saute for a minute. Now add the other ingredients except paneer and  saute for a minute.
  6. Cover the pan with lid and cook till the tomatoes become soft. Stir in between.
  7. When the tomatoes become soft,  add paneer cubes and salt and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Cook covered on ow flame till the capsicums become soft.
  9. If it  is too dry, sprinkle a very small amount of water over the paneer.
  10. When done, turn off the flame. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. 
  11. Serve hot with chapathi or roti.


  1. wow,this one is my favorite combo...lovely color ...looks delicious n tempting :)

  2. This looks lovely! I love paneer and capsicum combination! yummy!

  3. This is one of my fav recipes...looks so beautiful

  4. Looks like grilled veggie dish....Guess I Can eat it without any side dish..:)


  5. Lovely combo capsicum and paneer..looks delicious.

  6. A very nice paneer dish full of flavor! I can't find paneer around here. I think I'll have to make some myself!

  7. Such a droolworthy combo, looks fabulous and mouthwatering, thanks for sending to HF vidhya..

  8. Vidhya, this looks delicious!! It looks very colorful! I definitely need to try this out..

    Your blog has great recipes!

  9. Beautiful site and exciting recipes. Nice to be here. Best wishes.

  10. Lovely recipe, i love this combo too and had tried doing it in a simpler way, yours too look very delicious vidya...thanks for sharing

  11. Paneer and capsicum wow! I am drooling here!
    Thanks for your comment on my blog..you have a good collection of recipes here.Following you.

  12. Delicious & tempting.... Yum! with rotis.... :-)


  13. love the combo..looks so delicious..

  14. droolworthy dish...looks yum yum yum

  15. Vidya, looks really good. Will surely try it.

  16. Thanks dear for dropping and joining in ...looks so delicious and beautiful click too, hope to visit each other often...

  17. I am drooling!! Looks yummy

  18. Anonymous6:25 PM

    ha, I will try out my thought, your post give me some good ideas, it's truly awesome, thanks.

    - Norman

  19. Looks very delicious and yummy.


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