Paneer Jalfrezi

Paneer Jalfrezi

Paneer Jalfrezi is a simple Indian Vegetarian side dish prepared with paneer, vegetables, and Indian spices. This paneer recipe is made in just 15 minutes and tastes best paired with chapati or paratha but to make it keto-friendly we can pair this amazing recipe of Paneer Jalfrezi with Keto Paratha or Keto roti.

Paneer Jalfrezi is one recipe that is so nutritious, comforting, and comes together in minutes making it perfect for busy days. Moreover, this curry is without milk, heavy cream, or butter making it lighter on the tummy.

Jalfrezi is a curry dish from India. It is nothing but stir-fried vegetables in a sauce as warm and spicy thick gravy. Paneer jalfrezi is one of the popular and daily served vegetarian dishes in Indian restaurants.

This Paneer Jalfrezi recipe adheres to its original instructions and first requires stir-frying onion, capsicum, carrot, and tomatoes with green chilies. Additionally, red chili powder, tomato puree, and Indian curry spices are used to make thick spicy gravy.


1) Paneer

2) Butter

3) Cumin

4) Red Chili

5) Onion

6) Ginger

7) Garlic

8) Green Chilly

9) Tomato

10) Turmeric

11) Chilly powder

12) Coriander powder

13) Vinegar

14) Coriander


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1) Dice the paneer into cubes and set it aside.

2) Heat the 1 tbsp butter in a pan and fry cumin and red chilies till fragrant.

3) Add in onion and fry till soft.

4) Now add in the ginger, garlic, and 2 green chilly and fry till they start browning.

5) Add in the tomato,  turmeric, chilly powder, and tbsp coriander powder.

6) Add vinegar and a splash of water and cook down.

7) Finally, add the paneer and season with salt, and cook for 120 seconds.

8) Finish with fresh coriander and serve hot.

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Calories- 418

Protein– 17 g

Fats–  30 g

Carbohydrates-  20 g

Sodium –  244 mg

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