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Paneer Jhalfrezi {10 Minutes Recipe}
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Paneer Jhalfrezi 10 Minutes Recipe

Paneer Jhalfrezi 10 Minutes Recipe is a quick version of delicious and popular restaurant style recipe. It is made with easily available ingredients and comes together in 10 minutes. It is that easy. You can make it vegan by using Extra Firm Tofu.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: easy dinner recipes, paneer jhalfrezi, paneer recipes, quick dinner recipes, Quick Paneer Recipes, vegetarian meals
Servings: 4
Author: simplyvegetarian777


  • 12 ounce/ 350 grams Paneer cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 large Green Bell Peppers/Capsicum cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 large Red Onion cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 large Tomato, firm cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 1 small Green Chili chopped fine
  • 1/2 Tbsp + 1/2 Tbsp + 1 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp - 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 Tsp Kasuri Methi crushed
  • To taste Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Ketchup, this is the secret ingredient
  • 1/4 Cup Water


  • Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in hard anodized or non stick pan. Add chopped onion and bell pepper pieces to the pan in the hot oil. Sauté them for 3 minutes on high flame. Stir constantly. Take these out and set aside.
  • Now heat another 1/2 tbsp oil to the same pan. Add Paneer cubes and cook on high flame while tossing them and grilling them from all over, for 3 minutes. Take these out and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add heat 1 tsp oil on medium heat. Add green chili, ginger garlic paste, coriander powder, red chili powder, garam Masala, and salt to the oi. Saute for few seconds till raw smell of ginger garlic is gone. Add Ketchup and water to the pan. Stir the spices, ketchup and water together. Cook on low heat for 1 minute.This is your quick jhalfrezi sauce.
  • Toss the paneer, bell pepper and onion pieces in the quick jhalfrezi sauce for 1 minute. Add Tomato pieces and Stir well. Cook for another 2 minutes and switch off the gas
  • Your Quick Paneer Jhalfezi is ready in 10 minutes.
  • Serving Suggestion - Serve with Naan, Roti, Parantha of your choice.